BA Politics and Italian / Careers

Year of entry: 2022

Career opportunities

Politics and Modern Languages and Cultures paves the way for a broad range of careers. 

You'll develop intercultural awareness and enhanced communication skills - both highly valued by employers.

You'll also acquire transferable expertise at the very heart of language learning, including enhanced powers of perception and interpretation and advanced decision-making and multitasking skills.

You'll develop independence and self-confidence during your residence abroad, and your intercultural communication skills will make you a strong contender for media, journalism and PR roles.

Many of our graduates go straight into business services, marketing, advertising, management, banking or communications. 

Others pursue postgraduate study or further vocational training to become accountants, lawyers, teachers (both in the UK and overseas) or to enter the Civil Service. Employers have included:

  • the BBC;
  • the United Nations;
  • the NHS;
  • Penguin Random House;
  • The Co-operative. 

Find out more on the Modern Languages and Cultures  and Politics  careers and employability pages.

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 .