Geographers look at issues from a wide perspective, which means our graduates are very popular with a diverse range of employers who appreciate the range of personal and transferable skills they offer.
Employability is at the heart of our teaching, and we ensure that all of our degrees will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge that employers are looking for. Recent graduate destinations include the British Geological Survey, Capita, Historic England, Network Rail, Swiss Re, Teach First and Tesla.
Our first-year Careers Skills for Geographers module includes guest lectures from organisations such as the Royal Geographical Society, and a programme of career networking events.
We also offer a range of placement opportunities with local and national employers.
97.4% of undergraduates from the School of Geography secured work or further study within six months of graduation. £22,000 was the average starting salary, with the highest being £36,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home undergraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.