Careers services and resources for students in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, including Manchester School of Art and Manchester School of Architecture.

Careers drop-in


Careers Applications (inc CVs) Drop-in: 10am - 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, The Student Hub, Geoffrey Manton.

Careers Advice Drop-in: 1-4pm on Tuesday in the Student Hub, Geoffrey Manton, and 10am - 1pm on Thursday in Benzie Cafe.


Careers guidance appointments

Appointments are available in faculty where you can get expert advice on your career options. Book an appointment with a member of your faculty careers team. Appointments are 30 minutes long and can provide advice on a wide range of subjects including:

Phone +44(0)161 247 3483 to book a 30 minute appointment with one of the Careers team, or log-in to My Career Hub to book online.

What can I do with my degree?


Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Students graduating from humanities related courses are not short of options both within the public and private sector. Working out what to do after graduation can be difficult when studying a non-vocational course, this information from Prospects is for students studying:

CriminologyEnglishHistoryLinguisticsMedia StudiesModern LanguagesPhilosophyPoliticsPublic Administration and Social PolicySociology.

It is a good starting point to explore the options available and the work experience required to get to where you want to be.

Manchester Fashion Institute

Find out from Prospects what other Fashion graduates do next, what employers look for and which skills you will need for your CV.

Manchester School of Art

Explore the options available to you and find out from Prospects where to search for opportunities as a student from ArchitectureFilm ProductionFilm and Media StudiesFine ArtGraphic DesignIllustrationInterior DesignPhotographyTextile Design.

Careers Guides


See our general, occupational and sector guides written by Careers staff.


Opportunities in Faculty

Offers students in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities the chance to get involved in a variety of extra-curricular opportunities. These not only make a difference to the wider community and environment, but also your own personal development.

These opportunities are flexible to fit around your study commitments.

You can build excellent employability skills including; training, volunteering, placements, internships, work experience, workshop delivery and mentoring.

Student Opportunities


Futures Skills Award

The Futures Skills Award allow you to gain recognition for any additional activities you undertake during your time at university. Designed to fit easily around your studies, the Futures Skills Award allows you to:


Your faculty Careers team


David Nelson (Faculty Careers and Employability Manager)

Carole Lee (Careers Advisor)

Sarah Nicholson (Careers Advisor)

Fiona Dangerfield (Assistant Careers Adviser)

Sarah Reith (Assistant Careers Adviser)

Imogen Knox (Assistant Careers Adviser)


Contact us using Ask a Question (log in via My Career Hub using your student ID and password).


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