BSc Economics / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

We are well placed to offer you 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 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. Examples include:

  • JP MorganChase;
  • HSBC;
  • Ernst and Young;
  • The Bank of England; and
  • IBM.

Other 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 and we offer a variety of specialist taught master's courses.

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 .