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Graduate outcomes by university and subject (LEO data) 2015/16: Scotland

This experimental statistics release presents employment and earnings outcomes for graduates of higher education five years after graduation.

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Table 2 shows the annualised median earnings for each Scottish Higher Education Institution and subject area five years after graduation.

Table 2: Median annualised earnings five years after graduation by Scottish Institution and Subject area, 2015/16

The University of Aberdeen University of Abertay Dundee The University of Dundee Edinburgh Napier University The University of Edinburgh Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow School of Art The University of Glasgow Heriot-Watt University Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh The Robert Gordon University Royal Conservatoire of Scotland The University of St Andrews SRUC The University of Stirling The University of Strathclyde University of the Highlands and Islands The University of the West of Scotland Scotland Great Britain
Medicine & Dentistry 49,800 - 46,100 - 49,500 - - 48,900 - - - - 42,100 - - - - - 48,100 46,600
Subjects Allied to Medicine (excluding Nursing) 27,600 22,100 38,600 18,700 30,100 26,500 - 26,200 - 25,200 28,900 - x - - 30,000 - 21,000 26,300 26,400
Nursing - 24,100 26,800 27,700 25,800 28,100 - 26,900 - 26,800 27,200 - - - 26,400 - - 27,700 27,500 28,100
Biological Sciences (excluding Psychology) 22,700 23,800 24,100 22,200 29,500 24,900 - 23,500 24,000 - 26,200 - 25,100 19,900 23,300 23,200 - 23,800 24,600 24,400
Psychology 23,400 21,200 20,000 20,600 26,700 20,800 - 25,900 26,700 23,900 - - 24,800 - 19,600 24,800 - 19,300 22,700 22,500
Veterinary Science - - - - 33,300 - - 36,400 - - - - - - - - - - 35,300 34,800
Agriculture & Related Subjects x - x x x - - x x - - - - 23,300 x - x - 23,700 20,900
Physical Sciences 28,700 23,800 26,000 - 30,400 25,600 - 28,300 27,200 - 27,900 - 27,500 23,800 23,000 28,600 x 20,000 27,600 26,900
Mathematical Sciences x - x x 36,900 x - 29,200 36,600 - - - 38,700 - 28,300 28,700 - x 31,800 32,800
Computer Science 28,700 22,900 31,600 25,500 36,100 25,700 - 32,100 34,100 - 30,000 - x - 29,100 35,800 20,200 21,900 26,900 27,800
Engineering & Technology 46,400 22,400 36,100 33,400 35,200 29,500 - 36,100 32,800 - 38,700 - - - - 37,900 40,000 31,100 34,700 32,900
Architecture, Building & Planning 31,200 - 22,900 25,900 26,800 32,200 30,900 x 31,100 - 30,600 - - - - 27,000 - - 28,700 30,700
Social Studies (excluding Economics) 24,600 21,100 25,600 20,200 27,500 24,700 - 26,300 x x 30,000 - 30,000 - 21,800 27,900 16,600 19,600 25,200 24,500
Economics 34,200 - 30,900 x 43,100 - - 37,600 x - x - 61,300 - 24,200 31,000 - - 35,000 37,800
Law 33,700 21,100 28,300 28,000 32,700 26,300 - 30,900 x - 27,300 - - - 28,100 30,500 - 17,700 29,500 25,400
Business & Administrative Studies 31,400 21,800 29,300 27,200 35,700 25,100 - 34,300 27,200 22,900 29,000 - 40,700 19,600 24,800 28,700 25,700 22,200 26,700 26,800
Mass Communications & Documentation - - x 22,900 - 22,700 - x - 18,800 24,600 - x - 20,300 x - 21,400 21,800 22,700
Languages (excluding English Studies) 23,000 - x x 29,200 - - 23,000 26,800 - - - 30,000 - 24,700 26,700 x 21,200 26,100 27,000
English Studies 24,100 - 22,200 x 24,300 - - 24,600 x - - - 27,200 - 22,100 21,100 - - 23,500 23,900
Historical & Philosophical Studies 23,300 - 22,900 - 26,800 - - 23,200 - - - - 30,400 - 22,600 24,000 15,900 - 25,100 25,200
Creative Arts & Design 24,500 - 19,000 21,200 21,000 20,800 19,000 21,500 20,600 19,800 21,400 16,100 - - - 18,900 11,600 18,200 19,700 20,200
Education 30,000 - 30,000 - 30,000 - - 30,000 x - - 31,700 - - 30,700 28,000 x 30,000 30,000 24,300
Combined x - - - 19,000 - - - - - - - 22,200 - x x - x 20,200 24,300

* UK domiciled First degree qualifiers 2009-10
'-' denotes there are zero individuals that could be included in the earnings calculation / zero people studying that subject at that university
'x' denotes that the data have been suppressed to prevent disclosure. All figures associated with cohorts smaller than 11 have been suppressed. All cells based on counts of 1 or 2 have been suppressed, and further suppression has been implemented to prevent disclosure by subtraction.

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