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Medicine, Computer Science and Engineering are the best courses for graduate prospects, while Drama and Film are the worst. 

New figures from The Sunday Times Good University Guide have revealed which subjects are the best for employment.

History and Philosophy are more employable than English, but the degrees with the worst prospects are officially Dance, Drama and Film.

Unsurprisingly, Cambridge was the best uni for getting a job as they came top in Biology, Maths, English, History, Philosophy, Law and Economics.

But dark horses Lancaster was the most employable uni for those studying French or Mechanical Engineering.

Graduate prospects are worked out by the proportion of uni leavers from 2013 and 2014 who are in professional jobs or further education.

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Figures are an average of the top 20 unis per subject

UEA comfortably came top for Chemistry, with Sussex and Cardiff just behind.

As for Medicine – Bristol, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Swansea and Keele all had impressive 100 per cent employment rates.

Oxford was actually one of the worst for future doctors, with 93.4 per cent of grads getting a job compared to 99 per cent of their rivals in Cambridge.

Meanwhile Business Studies is actually more employable than Economics, with more students walking straight into jobs over further education.

Overall the best unis for graduate prospects are Imperial and St. George’s in London.

Cambridge beat Oxford to 3rd place, while Birmingham, King’s College and surprisingly Bath made the top 10.

The University of East London was the worst for graduate prospects, with Goldsmiths, Leeds Beckett and Plymouth also performing badly.