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BA Film Studies and Archaeology / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

Study Archaeology with us and you'll combine academic and practical skills with a truly interdisciplinary mix of humanities and science training.

We have pioneered innovative assessments that relate to the skills employers want to see in graduates, including rigorous intellectual skills of interpretation, research and analysis, and data manipulation.

We have a strong success rate of progression to further study or employment within six months of graduation. Recent Archaeology graduates have become commercial archaeologists, heritage and environment officers, editors, broadcasters, journalists, accountants, writers and researchers.

Studying Film Studies will equip you with the skills and confidence to be able to convey your knowledge in a diverse range of settings and employment situations. You will develop and enhance your transferable skills so that you will be able to look to making meaningful contributions to relevant fields, including careers in film education, distribution, exhibition and curation.

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 .  

Find out more on the Careers and employability pages for Archaeology and Drama .