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BA Linguistics / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

Radina Dobreva - BA Linguistics

"A degree from Manchester is sure to give me a good start for my career. My course has been invaluable in giving me the opportunity to figure out what I enjoy and what I want to do in the future.

"I came to university not knowing where that would take me, and I believe I will graduate with a plan and a renewed motivation for success."

Radina Dobreva / Year 3 student

Study Linguistics with us and you'll develop a range of analytical and problem-solving skills.

Often dealing with granular and complex data, your combination of humanities and scientific understanding will allow you to make connections across multiple fields of employment, including the media, marketing, speech and language therapy, lexicography, and teaching.

Our graduates have pursued successful careers at The Guardian, L'Oreal, Universal Music Group, and Vodafone. Others go on to pursue postgraduate study.

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 .  

Find out more on the Careers and employability page.