BASS Sociology and Philosophy / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

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Career opportunities

BA Sociology and Philosophy graduates have gone on to successful careers in numerous areas.

Popular avenues include journalism and the media, charities, consultancy, the civil service, finance, marketing and PR, social work, teaching, and the law.

Some of our most recent graduates are currently working at Manchester City Council, The University of Manchester, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Palgrave MacMillan, the British Council, the NHS, Bury Council, the Ministry of Justice, Capital One, Lloyds TSB, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Teach First, and Siemens.

Another popular option is postgraduate study. We offer a wide range of specialist taught master's courses within the School of Social Sciences.

Some of our most recent graduates are currently studying postgraduate qualifications in teaching, law, political theory and political economy, business and marketing, visual anthropology, and social work.

We work closely with our students and the Careers Service to embed employability into our courses through, for example, social science-specific careers and networking events.

You can also apply for a valuable summer work placement in your second year through our Q-Step programme .

For more information, see  Careers and employability .