The University of Southampton
Southampton Law School

Careers & Employability

Whatever career path you decide to follow, you will be able to move on with a wealth of skills and a real competitive edge. Where you choose to study is of key significance for your future career options.

A careers fair at the University of Southampton
Postgraduate careers

Whether you want to pursue an academic career or follow a path in business or other sectors, undertaking postgraduate education that develops your personal and professional skills will give you the edge.

Research conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, for their Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, showed that six months after graduating, average postgraduate salaries were £5,500 to £7,500 higher than for those with a first degree alone. Postgraduate study at the University of Southampton will enable you to push the boundaries of knowledge in your chosen field and make a real contribution to your subject. 

Whatever your situation, the Career and Employability Service offers a wide range of services and support for postgraduate students. Visit the Careers and Employability Service website for more details.

Careers & employability in the Law School

In the Southampton Law School we recognise that securing or advancing your career upon graduation is very important to you and there are a number of events which give you the opportunity to meet and network with experts in the shipping, commercial and maritime industries. These include:

For further details contact:

Jan Steele, Senior Tutor and Careers & Employability Co-ordinator

Email: J.Steele@soton.ac.uk

Telephone: 023 8059 3416

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