BASS Politics and Sociology / Careers

Year of entry: 2022

Career opportunities

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

Graduates pursue a variety of careers including journalism and the media, charities, consultancy, marketing, social work, teaching, the law and postgraduate study.

Recent graduates work for: 

  • the Foreign and Commonwealth Office;
  • AXA;
  • the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, the Houses of Parliament, and the Ministry of Justice;
  • the United Nations;
  • the Centre for Social Justice;
  • Google;
  • the British Council;
  • the NHS; and
  • Bury Council.

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 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.