Succeed with Social Sciences

Succeed with Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences provides extensive services and facilities for all our undergraduate and postgraduate students and graduates. We offer specialist guidance on planning for your future career, further study and international opportunities.

We will support you as you start to think about your career ambitions and will provide you with an understanding of the job market. We will provide you with top tips for putting together a great application and developing those all-important interview skills.

Our career events

All current students and graduates from the School of Social Sciences are invited to a series of workshops specifically designed to help you realise your employment opportunities with a Social Sciences degree. 

The workshops provide guidance on making career plans, the current job market, finding job vacancies, putting together CVs and applications and developing your interview skills. 

We also provide a range of events helping students to develop a career in a specific area. Past events have included careers in teaching, law, politics, housing, guidance and support and working with young people. 

Find out about our upcoming career events

Employability consultant

The Schools dedicated careers consultant can give you specialist guidance on your chosen career path. Offering you sector specific advice on:

  • potential careers that are out there – including ones you might never have considered
  • the sector you want to work in, where the jobs lie and what employers are looking for
  • extracurricular activities that will make you stand out from the crowd
  • the pros and cons of working for different types of organisations - large or small, public or private sector
  • whether your career will benefit from a postgraduate qualification.
Student recieving careers advice
Student at a recruitment fair
Student recieving careers advice