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What can I do with my degree?

Graduates from History courses enter a wide variety of jobs. Employers value the wide range of skills that are developed on these programmes. Some of these skills include:

  • Critical reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Intellectual rigour and independence.
  • Research skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently

Explore your future

Options with a Degree in History

Further ideas and resources

The Prospects and Target Jobs websites are good sources of careers information and resources for social work students.


Finding a graduate job

Don’t forget to look at our graduate vacancies to explore where to find roles including those in the North West if you are planning to stay local once you graduate.

Edge Hill graduate vacancies Finding graduate vacancies in the North West

Developing skills

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills. Employers value experience developed in many different settings.Volunteering Opportunities

Useful websites

We have curated this collection of useful websites for students and graduates looking for employment in roles related to History.