MA Humanitarianism and Conflict Response / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

Students at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute come from a broad range of backgrounds, with varying levels of experience.

The skills gained on the course have helped to prepare graduates for national and international careers in: Development, migrant protection, humanitarian consultancy, health protection, security consultancy, and medicine.

  • Organisations our graduates have gone on to work in include:NGOs: International Committee of the Red Cross (IFRC), Human Appeal, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Voluntary Services Overseas and the British Heart Foundation
  • National Resource Governance Institute
  • Civil Service, including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

Find out more about careers and employability and our alumni .

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 .

Associated organisations

Through our partnerships with non-governmental organisations (NGOs), industry bodies and policy-makers we are able to make a meaningful impact in the field and reach many key humanitarian decision-makers internationally.

Find out more about our collaborative partners.

HCRI also has a network of associate fellows based in relevant organisations and academic institutions around the world.