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BASS Philosophy and Politics / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

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

Our graduates pursue a variety of careers including journalism and the media, charities, consultancy, civil service, finance, marketing and PR, social work, teaching, the law and postgraduate study.

Recent graduates now work for:

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office;
  • Royal Bank of Scotland;
  • the Houses of Parliament and the Ministry of Justice;
  • Palgrave MacMillan;
  • Google;
  • Lloyds TSB;
  • Siemens;
  • Manchester City Council;
  • the United Nations; and
  • TeachFirst.

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 .  

We work closely with students and the careers service to embed employability into our courses through specific careers and networking events.

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

Find out more on  careers and employability  and  graduates and alumni  pages.