MSc Research Methods with Human Geography / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

MSc Research Methods is ideal if you are considering PhD study and/or a career in research in human geography.

Geography graduates have particularly great employment prospects and go on to shape environmental policy through positions in the public and private sectors.

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in areas including:

  • consultancy;
  • research;
  • non-governmental organisations;
  • project management;
  • environmental management;
  • agriculture and forestry;
  • environmental sciences;
  • energy;
  • oil and gas;
  • marketing;
  • finance;
  • water.

Top employers of our graduates include DEFRA, the Environment Agency, Natural England, the Organic Soil Association, the UK Atomic Energy Authority, and UNEP.

View our careers and employability page for more information.

Careers support

The University has its own dedicated  Careers Service   that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of  opportunities to help boost your employability