UK universities where students earn more than £70,000 after graduation
east of England includes areas like Cambridge, where the Miss World 2010 contestants are taking a punt.It’s not easy to pick a university, but if you want to get into finance, reputation and tradition trumps everything.
Emolument.com, which crowdsources data on pay, compared the salaries of graduates going into finance for analysts and associates from different universities and produced a ranking.
They found the average salary for these titles across all universities is £62,000 for graduates from UK and Irish universities.
But those from prestigious universities earned a lot more.
Alice Leguay from Emolument.com said: “Counterintuitively, the top universities for finance are not necessarily the ones with a reputation for being business-focussed, but Oxbridge and other well-known Russell Group institutions. It seems UK recruiters are less concerned about vocational course content, giving more weight to a university’s reputation and prestige.
Here’s the ranking.
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