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 humanities-employability@exeter.ac.uk or by calling 01392 726317.

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Professional Experience

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Events and Resources

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