Sociology and Politics graduates have many and varied career options: from academia to the media, law, public administration, community development, adult education, civil service, consultancy and many more.

Below you will find some stories of the experiences of some of our undergraduate and postgraduate students after graduation. If you are a graduate and would like to let us know about your experience, please email us at

Understanding the paths from a degree to the job market can be confusing and uncertain. The image below maps out some of the pathways available to you through the Department of Sociology and Centre for the Study of Politics. 



You can hear more about these career pathways and the distinctive knowledge and skills you will bring from your degree to the job market in the 5 minute video presentation below

Watch this short video to find out more about where our graduates end up.