How does an Anthropology and Sociology degree help with my career?
The department of Anthropology and Sociology provides innovative and challenging teaching that develops students understanding of the world and how society is organised and provides graduates up to a wide range of career possibilities. As well as detailed subject knowledge, which varies according to the biological or social focus of the degree; graduates are equipped with a portfolio of transferable skills which employers seek, including analytical skills, written and oral communication skills, research skills, planning and organisation skills along with the ability to work in teams.
Former Anthropology and Sociology students have gone on to employment in a range of professional roles in business and public sectors, as well as continuing in the field of research either at SOAS or other institutions
Destinations of recent graduates from this department immediately after graduation include:
The two charts above show that SOAS Anthropology & Sociology graduates are very employable. Graduate Destination Surveys from 2012/13 show that the majority of graduates who could be surveyed are either in work, further study, work and study or volunteering.
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