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.

You can also book an advice or guidance appointment to help you navigate your options.

Architecture and built environment

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What can I do with my architecture and built environment degree?

Art

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What can you do with your media degree?

What can you do with your photography degree?

What can you do with your illustration degree?

What can you do with your fine art degree?

Biological sciences

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Animal science and management

Biology

Zoology

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

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Chemistry

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What can I do with my chemistry degree?

Computing

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What can I do with my game design degree?

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Computer Science

Game design

Information systems

Software engineering

Web design and development 

Design

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What can I do with my design degree?

What can I do with my graphic communications and typography degree?

Earth, geography and environment

Education and teaching

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Hospitality, tourism and events management

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What can you do with your events management degree?

What can you do with your tourism and hospitality management degree?

Humanities

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Law, criminology and policing

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Marine

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Biology

Civil engineering

Environmental science

Mathematical sciences

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  • What can I do with my maths degree?

Medicine, dentistry and biomedical sciences

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What can you do with your biomedical science degree?

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Dentistry

Medical sciences

Medicine

Music

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  • What can I do with my music degree?

Nursing, midwifery and allied health professions

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Performing arts

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Psychology

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What can you do with your psychology degree?

Sociology, international relations and politics

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What can you do with your sociology degree?

What can you do with your international relations degree?