BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

The University is recognised for its employability and employers take notice of the well-rounded, intelligent people leaving its ranks - all helpful in an ever-competitive job market.

The Manchester mentoring gold scheme has also been a blessing in helping me connect with alumni in the industry and given me insight into career pathways I had not thought of.

Rohan Mistry / BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics graduate

We offer you a high-quality, research-led student experience that prepares you for employment in a range of economics-related positions or further study in economics, business and finance.

Our graduates have successful careers in fields including accountancy and professional services, finance and banking, and government, such as:

  • Goldman Sachs;
  • KPMG;
  • the United Nations;
  • the House of Commons, HM Treasury, the Bank of England;
  • Stonewall Equality.

Job titles include Senior Banking Executive, Trainee Tax Accountant, Commercial Officer, Economic Analyst, Policy Advisor, and Trainee Manager.

Other avenues include journalism, the media, charities, consultancy, civil service, finance, marketing, social work, teaching and law.

For more information, see careers and employability

Careers Service

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service  that you will 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 .