What can I do with my degree?


The Career Zone have produced a guide: Careers for Philosophy graduates

Our programme gives you an excellent all-round education, where you'll learn to understand other people's points of view, to communicate your own position clearly and to argue effectively. You'll also learn to collect, assess and present evidence and to work independently and in groups. Our programme is demanding and encourages initiative and open mindedness, helping to ensure that you'll be well equipped with a range of academic, personal and professional skills that will prepare you confidently for future employment or study in a wide range of fields.

Using your degree

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Destinations of University of Exeter Philosophy Graduates

Full time UK domiciled undergraduates (of those who completed their courses in the last three years) surveyed six months after graduation. The following are examples of destinations of graduates who finished undergraduate courses:

Business Marketing Editor
Event Manager
Higher Executive Officer
Human Resources Officer
Management Accountant
Management Coordinator
Music Administrative Assistant
Parliamentary Intern
President of the University of Exeter Students' Guild
Recruitment Consultant
Research Executive
Vice President Academic Affairs

Arden Security
British Council
Cancer Research UK
Coodes Solicitor
Creative Research
Department of Health
Hayes Specialist Recruitment
HM Prison Service
Houses of Parliament
Knightsbridge Recruitment
Medicology Ltd
Schools and Colleges
University of Exeter
Wilton & Bain
Women 2 Win

Further study
Art History
CIPD Professional Development Scheme
Graduate Diploma in Law
International Politics
MA History
MA History of Political Thought
MA Human Rights Law
MA Middle Eastern Politics
MA Philosophy
MA Philosophy and Law
MA Social and Political Studies
MA Theology
MA War Studies
MSc Environment, Culture and Society (Part-Time)
MSc European Political Economy