Career Prospects

Our graduates have found jobs in the public, private and non-government sectors. Urban Studies equips its students with skills and knowledge relevant to careers in consulting, public policy, heritage & tourism, media & communications, international development, urban and regional planning, real estate, facilities management and infrastructure, transportation, education, marketing, and more. It can also lead to a range of graduate opportunities.

These statistics show the fields Yale-NUS graduates from the first three cohorts (2017 – 2019) have entered:

    • 3% in Financial Sector
    • 8% in Technology and Start-ups
    • 15% in Education and Research
    • 19% in Urban Planning-related
    • 23% in Public Sector
    • 27% in Consulting