Ian Hodges, Careers Consultant for Flexible Combined Honours (Streatham Campus)

Rachel Coombes, Careers Consultant for Flexible Combined Honours (Penryn Campus)

The Career Zone have produced a guide: Careers for Flexible Combined Honours graduates

What can I do with my degree?

Flexible Combined Honours

With a Flexible Combined Honours degree from the University of Exeter, you will not only gain a variety of great skills from the particular subject combinations you choose but you’ll also be able to:

  • Adapt your studies to your changing interests, demonstrating motivation in creating your own degree and adding to your employability by making you stand out
  • Develop a breadth of knowledge and understanding across a wider variety of subject areas
  • Learn time management skills through resolving potential timetabling issues, varying workloads and meeting conflicting deadlines
  • In following at least two subjects, you embrace different study, research and analytical methodologies, varied assessment methods, and the need to develop different verbal and written presentation skills appropriate for the subjects

What career options are open to you with a Flexible Combined Honours degree?

As a flexible combined honours degree could cover a variety of different areas, this will greatly depend on the particular degree you have chosen. Therefore there could be a number of different career options open to you. To review various pathways, the following links may be of use:

Below is a list of the various occupations, further study and employers previous Flexible Combined Honours students have gone on to following their degree:


  • Trainee Marketing Graduate
  • European Parliament Trainee
  • Management Consultant
  • Analyst
  • Customer Planning Executive
  • Assistant Ranger
  • Researcher in PR
  • Audit Trainee
  • English Language Teacher
  • Trainee Quantity Surveyor


  • UK Government 
  • The New York Times
  • Deloitte
  • HSBC
  • Blackrock
  • Ministry of Defence
  • National Trust
  • AOL
  • Thales
  • WPP

Further Study:

  • MA in Translation & Interpreting
  • ACA Training with ICAEW
  • MSc in International Studies
  • MA in Contemporary Art Theories
  • PGCE Secondary Maths
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
  • MPhil Political Thought and Intellectual History