Your future

The benefits of postgraduate study at St Andrews stretch far beyond graduation. As well as joining a long line of notable alumni and academics, postgraduate students are supported in their next steps by both the Careers Centre and the University alumni relations team.

Taught postgraduate students have the opportunity to take part in the M-Skills programme, which helps students to develop their skills and make the most of the opportunities available whilst studying at St Andrews.

The University also provides an extensive and award-winning generic skills development programme – GRADskills – for all of its early career researchers, including PhD and MPhil students.

Most postgraduate students choose their course with a view to improving their employment prospects, whether in academia, research or elsewhere. The Careers Centre is committed to providing you with relevant information and advice for your future.

The University of St Andrews also boasts an extensive alumni network, and offers advice on how to source appropriate contacts to grow your own career network to postgraduate students.