98% of full-time students on this programme find employment or progress to further study within six months of finishing their course (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2017). Our graduates develop a range of transferable skills in research, data analysis and communication, which are valued by employers. These skills are combined with their in-depth knowledge of the academic themes studied during their programmes.
Some of our graduates entered careers using their degree-related skills while others used the transferable skills they gained when studying with us. Jobs include: Town Planner, Biodiversity Officer, BBC News Reporter, Planning Engineer, Environmental Officer, Landscape Architect, Science and Engineering Technician, Army Officer, Conservation Officer, Horticulturist, Safety Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Business Systems Analyst and University Lecturer. Other graduates go into teaching, local government, management, finance and computing.
Our graduates have gone on to work for a range of employers, including: Associated British Ports (ABP), the Environment Agency, Neptune Renewable Energy, Green Energy, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Middlesbrough Football Club, British Army, Lake District Estates, KPMG, Lyme Regis Outdoor Centre, local and national government, print and broadcast media and the University of Hull.
Many of our students also continue with postgraduate studies, for example MA, MSc and PhD degrees, the PGCE teaching certificate and various professional qualifications.
All of our students take part in personal development planning, using our online software to record their developing skills and knowledge.