University of Cambridge Placements 2017-18 ,,UK

  • Cambridge,UK
Aishwarya Bhatnagar

Cambridge University records a placement rate of 95.2% for the year 2017-18. More than 70% of the graduates found a full time paid work opportunity while a small percentage of 2 graduates found a part time but paid work opportunity. The response rate of graduates of Cambridge University was less than 50% even when more than 20,000+ students had graduated in that year. The average salary was £35,000 and, Business School of Cambridge University recorded a whopping 85% placement rate alone. 

Read: International Student Guide to UK 

Cambridge University Placement Highlights 

Placement Rate 

95.2% 

Median Salary 

£35,000 

Full timers & paid 

71.4% 

Part timers & paid 

1.9% 

Internships  

Offered  

GOS Response Rate 

43.9% 

Graduates employed within 

3 months of graduation 

Business School Placement Rate 

85% 

Read More: Average Living Costs in UK for International Students 

Cambridge University Graduates’ Placement Stats 2019-20 

Over 3,200+ responses were recorded for the Graduate Outcomes Survey in 2017-18 from Cambridge University graduates. The following pie chart throws more light on the placement related statistics:

cambridgeplacement

As given above the following points were recorded related to Graduate Outcomes Survey of 2017-18 for Cambridge graduates: 

  • Full time and paid working graduates were just 71.4% 
  • Part time and paid working graduates were just 1.9% 
  • Graduates who applied for higher studies were around 17.2% 
  • There were 5.1% of those graduates who were studying and working simultaneously 
  • As per GOS, around 1.5% of students were assumed to be unemployed 
  • 1.8% of the students were not up for getting employment 

Check: Post Study Work Permit in UK 

Cambridge University Subject Wise Placement Rate 

This table below is a common consolidated data based on placement rate subject wise for Cambridge University graduates of class of 2017:  

Cambridge University Subjects 

Placement Rate 

Medicine & dentistry and veterinary science 

99.3% 

Subjects allied to medicine 

95.0% 

Biological sciences 

90.6% 

Agriculture & related subjects 

89.3% 

Physical sciences 

88.8% 

Mathematical sciences 

88.9% 

Computer sciences 

81.8% 

Engineering & technology 

85.9% 

Architecture, building, and planning 

86.3% 

Social studies 

89.8% 

Law 

93.3% 

Business & administrative studies 

88.4% 

Mass communications & documentation 

85.3% 

Languages 

90.4% 

Historical & philosophical studies 

89.3% 

Creative arts & design 

86.8% 

Education 

95.2% 

Combined subjects 

90.0% 

Check: Cambridge University Admissions  

Cambridge University Postgraduates Placement Rate 

Specifically in terms of postgraduates’ employment stats, Cambridge University recorded high recruitment rates for research level students with an MPhil or PhD. The table below summarises the industry wise employment rate for research level students of Cambridge University: 

Industry 

MPhil Graduates (Employed) 

PhD Graduates (Employed) 

Accountancy and tax 

1.6% 

0.2% 

Actuarial and Insurance 

0.0% 

0.0% 

Arts  

4.7% 

1.7% 

Banking and Investment 

11.5% 

2.7% 

Business Communications  

2.6% 

0.6% 

Engineering and Architectural Consultancy 

4.2% 

1.1% 

Health 

3.8% 

4.3% 

IT Sector 

5.3% 

7.0% 

Legal Sector 

2.0% 

0.9% 

Management Consultancy 

9.1% 

2.4% 

Manufacturing Industry, utilities, power: Business 

2.8% 

1.1% 

Manufacturing industry, utilities, power: Technical 

4.9% 

4.6% 

Other sectors 

18.2% 

8.7% 

Service industries 

4.0% 

0.8% 

Public Service 

9.1% 

4.0% 

Publishing and Media 

3.6% 

1.1% 

Research: Science 

2.6% 

36.7% 

Research: Social Science 

2.4% 

10.3% 

Social, community and charity 

2.0% 

1.4% 

Teaching/lecturing 

5.9% 

10.4% 

Check: Post Study Work Permit in UK 

Cambridge University MBA Placement 2020-21 

The MBA graduates of Cambridge University were placed high in some of the top companies and recorded a recruitment rate of 85% after 3 months of graduating. The average salary was recorded at £92,784 and the graduates were employed across 20+ countries. MBA Class of’21 batch profile details are as follows: 

  • Class size: 221 students 
  • 47% were males and 43% were female students 
  • Average age: 30 years 
  • Represented: 45 nationalities 
  • GMAT score: 690 
  • Average work experience: 6 years  

Around 96% of the MBA students of Cambridge University switched either country, function or industry upon getting a placement. There were 30% of those students who had switched all three of these areas. The employment status sector wise are as follows:

cambridgeunivplacement

Top MBA Graduates Employers - Cambridge University 

The following table shows some of the reputed employers who recruited Cambridge University MBA graduates in the year 2021: 

Cambridge University MBA Graduates’ Class of 2021 Top Employers 

Actis 

Airbnb 

Amazon 

Asian Development Bank 

BCG Henderson Institute 

BlackRock 

CDC Group Plc 

Citi Ventures 

Continental AG 

CreditEnable 

Culthread 

Deloitte 

Diageo 

Emirates Group 

Espotech 

Farfetch 

Gympass 

Invesco 

Lazard 

London Stock Exchange Group 

Manchester United 

MxP Partners LLP 

Native Design 

Nestle 

Octopus Renewables 

Saatchi & Saatchi 

Shell E-Aviation 

Shell Ventures 

Siemens 

Snafu 

Orbitt Capital 

Oslo Cancer Cluster 

Prime Ventures 

Roche Pharmaceuticals 

Ryanair 

Tata Power 

The Emirates Group 

The LEGO Group 

UN The Defeat-NCD Partnership 

Visa 

Warner Media 

World Health Organization 

World Wildlife Fund 

Check: Part time work options in UK for international students

Cambridge University Placement FAQs

Q. For how many hours are Cambridge students allowed to work?

A. Cambridge University students work up to 48 hours per fortnight and they work higher than Oxford students who are allowed for 40 hours only.

Q. Does MBA placement at Cambridge get affected if graduates do not have prior work experience?

A. Having a 2 years work experience is one of the major requirements for getting admission to the MBA program at Cambridge. Thus, placements will not be affected in future for MBA graduates.

Q. How do career services of Cambridge University help recent graduates?

A. Career services of Cambridge University help recent graduates with job hunting, preparing CV/resume, completing applications for jobs, preparation of interviews, etc.

Q. Can students after graduating from Cambridge University seek help from Career Services?

A. Yes, even after graduating, Cambridge University graduates can seek help from the Career Services.

Q. Does Cambridge University offer jobs to graduates to work in their office?

A. Yes, mostly post graduates are recruited by Cambridge University admin or admissions office. The students can apply for jobs through their official website.

Want to know your chances of admission in this university?

Location
University CityCambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,24,900
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge

Contact Details

Address

The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK
Cambridge ( Cambridgeshire)

Email

admissions@cam.ac.uk

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.