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School of Environment, Education and Development

Geography students in a lab
BSc Geography
Benefit from the excellent facilities at one of the world's top ten schools for Geography.

BSc Geography / Careers

Year of entry: 2018

Career opportunities

Geography, as a discipline that requires both numeracy and literacy has one of the best graduate employment records in the country.  The department has a dedicated member of academic staff focussed on developing and enhancing student employability both through the curriculum and fostering other opportunities for our students such as volunteering, internships etc. Manchester geographers are employed in a wide variety of occupations, including finance, education, marketing, sales, the media, advertising, land management, environmental work, the diplomatic service, health service, law and social work. Many others choose to undertake further study, either on masters or PhD programmes, often staying at Manchester to do so. Geography and Geology graduates likewise go into a wide range of careers, from accountancy and management, to environmental work and careers directly related to earth sciences. Some graduates choose to undertake further study, including various forms of professional training, as well as masters and PhD programmes.