Engineering graduates often work towards professional qualification as a chartered engineer (CEng) or incorporated engineer (IEng). Find out what this involves.
Knowing about the routes to chartered and incorporated status will show interviewers that you’re an informed graduate civil or structural engineer.
Whether you end up applying to a specific research project with an allocated supervisor, or to a funded research group within which you have more freedom to develop a research project, read on to find out what makes a good supervisor and how to find one.
Thinking about a masters, LLM or PhD in law? Whether you're tempted by a life of academia or you're keen to know how a further qualification can help your job-hunt, weigh up your options carefully before taking the plunge.
Support, secondments, MBAs and work/life balance... it's all about continuing professional development, and the best firms ensure you have it throughout your graduate career.
Discover what a typical engineering graduate salary is like, how much the top graduate schemes pay and average salaries for incorporated and chartered engineers.
The application process for teacher training varies depending on the programme you want to carry out. Paul Barnes from the University of Portsmouth fills you in on how to apply for PGCEs, PGDEs, early years initial teacher training, School Direct and other routes.
How graduates with any degree subject can start a career in quantity surveying or building surveying
Careers in quantity and building surveying are open to graduates from all degree disciplines. If you haven’t got a relevant degree, you’ll need to ‘convert’ to surveying by studying an RICS-accredited postgraduate conversion course.
Working as a TEFL teacher is a popular way for graduates to fund travel plans and for some it becomes a long-term career.
Are you considering a PGCE, PGDE, SCITT, or the School Direct or Teach First programmes? Do you want to teach children in the early years? Paul Barnes from the University of Portsmouth guides you through the different types of teacher training programme that lead to qualified teacher status. Paul Barnes, University of Portsmouth
Olivia Moore, careers development officer at the Law Society of Scotland, talks you through the vocational course all aspiring solicitors and advocates in Scotland need to take before embarking on a traineeship (as Scottish training contracts are known).
Find out how IT postgraduate conversion courses can help graduates without IT degrees integrate into the industry and increase their chances of securing jobs – particularly technical roles.
Thinking about doing a publishing masters or similar postgraduate qualification? We spoke to a publishing MA student who shared her experiences.
The APC – assessment of professional competence – is the training scheme that graduates need to complete on the job to qualify as a chartered surveyor.
Architect Paul King, director of AKT Planning+Architecture, gives his career tips on how to get your first architecture job, as an architectural assistant or as a part 1 or part 2 student.
Getting a science postgraduate qualification could set you off on a budding academic or commercial research career or put you on the right path to getting a graduate science job in a specialist area. Find out what you could do and how to weigh up the benefits.
Will a postgraduate degree increase your chances of getting a job in accountancy or financial management?
Taking your study to the next level is a popular choice and the huge array of different postgraduate finance courses on offer means that you can tailor your study as you see fit. But is it right for you?
Find out why qualifying as a professional accountant is so important and how to get those important letters after your name.
Find out about the Bar course, the vocational qualification for all graduates who want to become barristers.
You need to take the legal practice course (LPC) to develop your practical skills and legal knowledge, and get a graduate job in law as a trainee solicitor.
Interested in teaching children with special educational needs, or going into museum education or TEFL? AGCAS editors explain training options for alternative careers related to education that don't involve teaching children in a classroom.
Civil engineering graduate jobs are competitive to get. Will a postgraduate qualification on top of a bachelors degree impress employers? TARGETjobs investigates.
What can I do with my masters?
Your masters is an ideal springboard into further study, taking a vocational qualification or making the transition into the work place.
A masters degree can increase your depth of knowledge well past that of an undergraduate, or extend your area of expertise – such as business psychology to your management degree. Your extra level of commitment helps you to stand out from the competition when it comes to applying for vacancies.Find out more