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Centre for Gender Studies

Graduate Destinations

How does a degree in Gender Studies help with my career?

With specialised knowledge in this field, SOAS Gender Studies graduates have found employment in a variety of sectors. As a gender studies graduate you are likely to have developed valuable transferable skills, which include familiarity with methods of research; the competence to manage large quantities of information; the ability to select and organise information and analytical skills.

A degree in Gender Studies is an invaluable experience that provides you with skills you can use to market yourself once you graduate 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 centre immediately after graduation are listed below.

Example of employers include:

  • Amnesty International
  • Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL)
  • Research Institute of Milan
  • Self-Employed
  • SOAS, University of London
  • The Institute of Ismaili Studies
  • University Of Chester
  • Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML)
  • World Learning

Example of job titles include:

  • Catalogue Assistant
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Cataloguing Assistant
  • Editorial Intern
  • Policy and Programs Intern
  • Gender Consultant and Researcher
  • Education in Emergency Co-Ordinator
  • Consultant in Gender Studies
  • Visiting Lecturer in Buddhism
  • Senior Teaching Fellow
  • Director¬†

DLHE Statistics

Graduate Destination Surveys from 2014 show that the majority of graduates who could be surveyed are either in work, further study, work and study or volunteering. 

Further information about DLHE is available on the Careers Service website.

What do Graduates do?

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