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BA Archaeology and Anthropology / Careers
Year of entry: 2021
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Study with us and you'll combine academic and practical skills with a truly interdisciplinary mix of humanities and science training.
We have pioneered innovative assessments that relate to the skills employers want to see in graduates, including rigorous intellectual skills of interpretation, research and analysis, and data manipulation.
You'll have the opportunity to become a regular volunteer at the University's own Manchester Museum and multiple award-winning Whitworth Art Gallery, gaining invaluable cultural sector expertise. You'll also undertake archaeological fieldwork, ethnographic research or a museum placement with us, either here in the UK or overseas, building your experience of practical archaeology as well as key leadership, communication and creative problem-solving skills.
Recent Archaeology graduates have become commercial archaeologists, heritage and environment officers, editors, broadcasters, journalists, accountants, writers and researchers. Popular career paths for Anthropology graduates include charity and consultancy work, social work and teaching, as well as roles within the civil service, finance, marketing and PR.
Find out more on the careers and employability page.
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 .