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BAEcon Economics / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

We offer a high-quality, research-led student experience that will prepare you for a career as a professional economist, employment in a range of economics-related areas or for further study in economics, business and finance.

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in areas including accountancy and professional services, finance and banking, and government. Recent graduates are now working at:

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

Other popular avenues include journalism and the media, charities, consultancy, civil service, finance, marketing and PR, social work, teaching, law and postgraduate study.

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

For more information, see careers and employability

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 .