Higher Education Survey

Destination of Leavers from Geography and International Development

  Destination of Leavers - GDS

An incredible 78%* of Geography and International Development graduates from the academic year 2014/15 were in graduate jobs within the first six months of graduation. We have seen our Department’s graduates employment percentages rise year on, year out.


Emma Rowbotham

Why study at Chester?

“the reputation of the Geography and Development Studies (GDS) department; I was impressed by the statistics of student satisfaction and performance.”         

Emma Rowbotham (Geography and NHM, 2012), Conservation Officer, Western Australia 




*Data is taken from the Unistats website (