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School of Environment, Education and Development

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BSc Geography

Study a course tailored to you at the university ranked fourth in the UK for Geography (Guardian University Guide).

BSc Geography / Careers

Year of entry: 2018

Career opportunities

Geography graduates have particularly great employment prospects - and a degree from The University of Manchester will open doors to a wide range of careers. In fact, we are one of the most targeted universities by the UK's top 100 graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, High Flyers).

Our dedicated Geography employability programme will ensure you leave us as a highly employable individual, by developing your expertise in teamwork, communication, research, data analysis, problem solving and time management.

You will also gain subject-specific skills such as geographical representation, microscopy and field and laboratory analyses; invaluable skills if you choose to pursue a career directly related to your degree.

While at Manchester, you'll benefit from the attention of an academic member of staff who will focus on enhancing your employability through the curriculum, volunteering and internships.

Our graduates have pursued successful careers in areas including:

  • business development
  • consulting
  • education
  • environmental sciences
  • finance
  • human resources
  • marketing
  • media and communications
  • planning
  • project management
  • research.

Our graduates are employed by organisations including:

  • Accenture
  • HSBC
  • Manchester City Council
  • Network Rail
  • PwC
  • Sky
  • the BBC
  • the Environment Agency.