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BAEcon Development Studies and Social Statistics / 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 government, charities, consultancy, civil service, finance, marketing, accountancy, teaching, the law and postgraduate study. Recent examples include:

  • Ernst and Young;  
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers;
  • Grant Thornton;
  • Bank of New York;
  • Credit Suisse;
  • National Audit Office;
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department of Health; FSA; Government Economics Service; and
  • the BBC.

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 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 the  careers and employability page.