BASS Sociology and Philosophy / 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, civil service, finance, marketing, social work, teaching, the law and postgraduate study. Recent examples include: 

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office;
  • Royal Bank of Scotland;
  • Palgrave MacMillan;
  • Manchester City Council; and
  • TeachFirst.

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 skills by choosing course units in Year 2 from the  University College for Interdisciplinary Learning .

Find out more on the  careers and employability page.