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What do Sussex Ecology, Conservation & Environment grads do?

Find out about what Sussex Ecology, Conservation & Environment graduates go on to do. Here is a rundown of what 2017 graduates were doing 6 months after leaving Sussex:

Six months after graduating in 2017

  • Main activity: 92% of respondents from Life Sciences were in work or further study. 73% of those in work were in graduate level jobs
  • Sectors: Of those in employment, 25% were in professional, scientific & technical services, 16% were in wholesale and retail, 12% were in human health & social work, 9% were in education.

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Here are some examples of where they are working or studying and what job roles or courses they are doing:


Samples from our survey:

Job Roles

Samples from our survey:

  • Field Research Assistant
  • Senior Researcher
Further Study

Samples from our survey:

  • MRes Conservation Biology - University of Sussex
  • Ucert Biological Recording and Species Identification - Manchester Metropolitan University

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