Careers and Employability

Six months after graduation 94.1%* of our Humanities graduates are employed or in further study. Graduates from the College of Humanities possess a broad range of work-related skills and stand out in the job market as effective problem solvers, critics, researchers, analysts, communicators and co-ordinators. 

When you graduate not only will you have a qualification from one of the UK’s top universities, you’ll also have developed the additional employability skills and attributes needed to help you build a great career.

*Sourced from the HESA PI indicator in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (DLHE) survey 2014/15.

Graduate Prospects

Humanities graduates from the University of Exeter benefit from a degree which is internationally recognised and compete very successfully in the employment market. For further information regarding discipline-specific graduate prospects please click through to our individual study pages:

Archaeology                                           Art History and Visual Culture

Classics and Ancient History                 Drama

English                                                  Film Studies

History                                                   Liberal Arts

Modern Languages                              Theology and Religion

Who Can Help?‌

The College has a dedicated Employability team made up of Mair George, Employability Officer and Hayley Johns, Employability and Alumni Assistant who can be contacted by emailing or by calling 01392 726317.


Explore Your Options

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Professional Experience

Learn more about past students and their successes


Events and Resources

For current students and recent gradautes