There are a range of things to factor in when embarking on your studies, money shouldn’t be at the forefront but it’s definitely worth taking into consideration.
Obviously being passionate about a subject should be the most important thing when it comes to choosing a course, after all, enjoying what you do is vital when it’s the thing that takes up most of your time.
Which university you study at can also factor into the amount you earn in the years following your graduation – graduates of the 24 Russell Group universities earn an average of £33,500 after five years – about 40% more than those who studied at other universities.
However, we’re focusing on the actual degree subjects, rather than the universities themselves.
Below are the ten highest earning degrees, based on median annual earnings five years after graduating. (Via BBC / Institute for Fiscal studies)