As with graduates of the humanities, the ability to apply key contextual strands – economic, psychological, social – to a piece of material can prove a useful skill in careers in journalism and politics.

Many social science graduates choose to apply their anthropological insight as social and welfare professionals. Six months after leaving university, 12.3% of psychology graduates enter the field, slightly more than the 7.7% of sociology graduates who do the same.

  • Activist/lobbyist
  • Civil service
  • Criminology
  • Cultural/heritage administration
  • Event management
  • HR and recruitment
  • International development
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Market research
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Public administration
  • Social and welfare professionals
  • Tourism.

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