BA Criminology / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

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:

  • criminal justice system-related professions; 
  • police and offender management (such as Probation Service); 
  • community justice; 
  • national intelligence and security agencies; 
  • charity and voluntary sector organisations; 
  • government;
  • teaching.

The BA Criminology course has employability skills embedded throughout.

You will have access to specialist careers events covering a broad range of professions and opportunities for you to meet professionals working in criminal justice-related areas

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 , further study, research degrees (PhD), and research jobs across sectors.