School of Social Sciences

Student experience


The School works hard with the University Careers Network and within our academic departments to embed employability throughout our degree programmes. The transferrable skills our students gain are sought after in many exciting industry sectors and we also offer professional placement, study abroad, and language opportunities that our students use to enhance their employability and broaden their career options.

96% in work or further study within 6 months of graduationDLHE, 2016 graduates - Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study

81% of employed graduates in professional or managerial rolesDLHE, 2014-2016 - Graduates in full-time paid employment, UK/EU, Ch.Isles, FT first degree student

2nd in the UK for Graduate Prospects in Geography & Environmental ScienceTimes / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

100% employment on 6 of our coursesDLHE, 2016 graduates - Full-time UK first degree students in work or further study, of those available