A postgraduate degree from Manchester opens the door to a world of opportunity. We’ll give you the tools to take control of your career, putting you on an upward trajectory and giving you a head start on the competition.
How we'll connect you
If you aspire to become an academic, nothing beats working with role models whose research underpins their teaching. Our award-winning website, An Academic Career, gives you the chance to hear our academics' advice to help plan your academic future.
Employers, large and small
Employers from all over the UK and beyond target our graduates. Almost 3,700 recruiters advertise jobs, exhibit at fairs and present on campus, taking part in our mentoring programmes, specialist careers information events and online activities. Our careers service advertises over 6,000 jobs annually.
A careers service that really understands postgraduates
Postgraduates are central to the work of our careers service. From your first day you'll have access to tailored one-to-one careers support from consultants with expertise in helping postgraduates. Our extensive careers website includes specialist sections for postgraduates and international students. We run postgraduate careers talks and events, and keep you up to date with career news through our postgraduate careers blog and Twitter feed.
Make your own connections
In Manchester you're part of an international community, in a city with a history of revolutionising the world, and you'll be able to immerse yourself in the possibilities this affords. You can apply your skills by volunteering, making a difference to yourself and to others, or you can communicate your passion for your subject via our public engagement programmes. Employers who look for that 'something special' will really start to notice you.
You couldn't be in a better place to begin your life's work.
The Careers Service
The Careers Service specialises in helping postgraduates with their careers and recognises that you may have very different experience and ambitions from undergraduates.
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As part of your postgraduate research programme, we’ll ensure you develop the skills that will help you excel.