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Careers & Employability

At the University of Southampton, we believe in providing our students with skills, experience and opportunities to help in acquiring a future career.

Through our Careers and Employability service, you are given guidance and support throughout your studies and including post-studies for up to three years after graduation.

Each summer, our Environmental Science students get involved with projects throughout the world, gaining experience for their CVs or collecting research and data for their student projects and dissertation work. 

Each faculty provides ample opportunities to get involved in a wide range of programs that can help towards gainful employment. Find out more below.

Whether you choose to become a general practitioner, hospital doctor, surgeon, or follow another route, our degrees represent the first stage in a rewarding career as a doctor. Each programme provides a comprehensive and balanced curriculum to enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and professional attitudes and behaviours that you will need as a newly qualified doctor.

Your degree will support you in gaining employment in the NHS and the Foundation Programme (a two-year training programme for newly qualified doctors).

Our graduates go on to practice medicine in a wide range of careers including:

Postgraduate oppportunities in the Faculty of Medicine

I enjoyed the variety of learning styles and the relevance of the content of each module. There was a lovely mix of basic science, practical skills, patient encounters, research, and latest guidelines all delivered by expert speakers.

Where are they now?

Find out more about our Alumni

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