BASS Politics and Social Anthropology / 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.

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

  • the Foreign and Commonwealth Office;
  • 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 Royal Bank of Scotland;
  • the Department for Work and Pensions;
  • Manchester City Council; and
  • The South Omo Research Centre.

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.