BA Linguistics and Social Anthropology / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

Study Linguistics with us and you'll develop a range of analytical and problem-solving skills.

Often dealing with granular and complex data, your combination of humanities and scientific understanding will allow you to make connections across multiple fields of employment, including the media, marketing, speech and language therapy, lexicography, and teaching.

Our graduates have pursued successful careers at The Guardian, L'Oreal, Universal Music Group, and Vodafone.

Others go on to pursue postgraduate study.

Social Anthropology prepares graduates to meet the demands of new and unexpected situations.

Employers are increasingly recognising the value of a degree that combines an understanding of culture and society with practical people skills.

Our Social Anthropology students have gone on to work with relief organisations, development agencies, and the government.

Others opt for the media, filmmaking and journalism, education, social services, or business and personnel management.

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 .

Find out more on the careers and employability pages for  Linguistics and  Social Anthropology .