BASS Philosophy and Politics / Careers

Year of entry: 2023

Career opportunities

The University of Manchester has an excellent reputation for employability, and we are one of the most targeted universities by the nation's top employers (The Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers Research).

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

Recent graduates have gone on to work at:

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office;
  • Royal Bank of Scotland;
  • the Houses of Parliament and the Ministry of Justice;
  • Palgrave MacMillan;
  • Google;
  • Lloyds TSB;
  • Siemens;
  • Manchester City Council;
  • the United Nations;
  • 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 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.