14 January 2019

In recent years universities in London, especially University College (UCL), Imperial college (ICL), and the London School of Economics (LSE), have begun to challenge Oxford and Cambridge at the top of the global rankings. The magazine Cosmopolitan has presented further evidence of the rise of London. Drawing on evidence from Onward, a conservative think tank, they have presented the top universities in the UK for graduate salaries. First place goes to LSE whose graduates have an average salary of £45,849 five years after graduation followed by ICL with an average salary of £39,374.

The top ten UK institutions by graduate salary are:

  1. LSE
  2. ICL
  3. University of Oxford
  4. University of Cambridge
  5. University of Bath
  6. University of Bristol
  7. University of Warwick
  8. UCL
  9. University of Nottingham
  10. Durham University.

Onward also supplies data about the average salary by degree subject. The top five subjects are:

  1. Medicine and Dentistry
  2. Economics
  3. Mathematical Sciences
  4. Engineering and Technology
  5. Architecture, Building and Planning.

The five subjects with the lowest salaries are Mass Communications and Documentation, Psychology, Combined, Agriculture and Related Subjects, and Creative Arts and Design.

Sources:
Cosmopolitan
Onward

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