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Careers and your future in Anthropology

Anthropology is evolving with the changes taking place in the world to give you the knowledge and skills to take into a variety of careers.

Studying one of our anthropology courses gives you an exciting range of career opportunities whether it’s in anthropological research, charity work or in the local government and legal sector.

You’ll have the opportunity to take your passion of anthropology into a career coupled with transferable skills and first-hand knowledge. Your research and fieldwork give you a head start in finding the right career path when you graduate. In addition, your placement provides you with an enriching experience and invaluable skills to use in your graduate career.

Employers value this and our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of organisations such as Unicef, the NHS, NGOs and charities such as Oxfam and Save the Children, as well as in local government, legal sectors, business and the media.

Our graduates work as teachers, journalists and research officers in the health and social sectors, and in other professions requiring knowledge of social and cultural processes.  

Stand out from the graduate crowd