Where could your degree subject take you?

Explore our subject-specific pages to get insight, ideas and inspiration about future possible roles and sectors related to your degree subject

Understanding where your degree subject could take you is an important first step in your career planning.

Due to the transferable nature of the skills you gain from your studies, you may discover that there is a much wider range of options open to you than you may first appreciate. Large numbers of professional-level vacancies (currently around 70%) are open to graduates of any degree discipline. Check out the links below for a breakdown by subject into potential employers, sector insights, sector networks and professional bodies and ways you can enhance your time at University to prepare for your career. We have also provided relevant links to explore wider sectors and roles which you may not have considered.

Students can also to help navigate available options.

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Architecture and built environment

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Biological sciences

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Business, economics, management, marketing, accounting and finance and maritime and logistics

Chemistry

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Computing

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Creative arts: art, illustration and photography

Design: interior/product and furniture design, graphic design and game arts/digital design

Earth, geography and environment

Education and teaching

Engineering

Hospitality, tourism and events management

Humanities: anthropology, art history, English and history

Law, criminology and policing

Marine

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Mathematical sciences

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Media and filmmaking

Medicine, dentistry and biomedical sciences

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Music

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Nursing, midwifery and allied health professions

Performing arts

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Psychology

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Sociology, international relations and politics

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Career sectors

Many jobs and careers are open to graduates from any degree whilst others require specialist study. Explore career options and occupations with certain sectors and industries to see what opportunities are available.
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