BAEcon Development Studies / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

We have an excellent reputation for employability and we are currently the joint most targeted university by top graduate recruiters in the UK.

Graduates pursue a variety of careers including accountancy and professional services, finance and banking, government and postgraduate study. Recent examples include:

  • Morgan Stanley;
  • KPMG;
  • the House of Lords;
  • the Government Economics Service; and
  • the BBC.

You can also boost your employability by choosing course units in Year 2 from the  University College for Interdisciplinary Learning .

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 .