A degree in History from the University of Exeter provides you with a wide range of skills which will be essential in your future employment or study. Our students develop skills in researching, analysing and assessing sources, written and verbal communication, managing and interpreting information and developing ideas and arguments. Some of our graduates choose to follow their interest in their degree studies with postgraduate study or with a career in teaching or museum and archive work. Others use the skills gained on their programme to enter a wide variety of other careers.
Many students from the department take part in the Exeter Award and the Exeter Leaders Award. These schemes encourage you to participate in employability related workshops, skills events, volunteering and employment which will contribute to your career decision-making skills and success in the employment market.
Exeter has an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students and graduates compete very successfully in the employment market. Many employers target the University when recruiting new graduates.
Find out more about the Destinations of History Graduates on our Employability site.