School of Social Sciences

Student experience

Employability

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.

97% in work or further study within 6 months of graduationDLHE, 2017 graduates - Full-time UK first degree students available for work or study

93% of employed graduates in professional or managerial rolesDLHE, 2017 - Graduates in full-time paid employment, UK/EU, Ch.Isles, FT first degree student

3rd in the UK for Graduate Prospects in PoliticsTimes / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

4th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in HistoryTimes / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019