The Independent here has a list of graduate rankings for getting jobs by degree subject. Have reproduced it in case you can’t be bothered to click through:

Dentistry 83%.
Medicine 87%.
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 68%.
Architecture 56%.
Civil Engineering 72%.
Chemical Engineering 59%.
Town and Country Planning & Landscape 48%.
Chemistry 34%.
Mechanical Engineering 59%.
Social Work 65%.
Celtic Studies 29%.
General Engineering 53%.
Physics & Astronomy 29%.
Mathematics 34%.
Law 20%.
Economics 42%.
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 49%.
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 51%.
East & South Asian Studies 45%.
French 40%.
Anatomy & Physiology 25%.
Computer Science 52%.
Middle Eastern & African Studies 36%.
Iberian Languages 42%.
Materials Technology 42%.
Biological Sciences 28%.
Italian 41%.
Geography 34%.
Russian 38%.
Business Studies 46%.
English 29%.
Archaeology 32%.
Anthropology 31%.
Psychology 29%.
American Studies 32%.
Sociology 30%.

The arts and humanities do not fare well. It’s particularly bad news for sociologists but (i) as these seem to be the newest figures they have (from 2008) and (ii) there is no clear methodology stated I think we can find fault for at least two reasons.

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