Employability and careers

Our physics graduates are highly sought after by employers and move into a variety of fields where their combination of analytical, research, team working, problem solving, numerical, IT knowledge and communication skills are highly valued. A significant number of our graduates continue their studies undertaking postgraduate degrees before pursuing careers in research or teaching.

Career support

Our careers service offers support to our students throughout their degrees and for up to three years after they graduate.

Bristol PLUS

Bristol PLUS, the university's employability award, rewards you for your extra-curricular activities during your degree in order to to help support your future career ambitions.

Graduate destinations

See a breakdown of what sectors our physics graduates end up working in.


Find out why Bristol is the fourth most targeted university by leading UK employers and how we help to prepare you for employment.
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