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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 include:

  • Journalists, newspaper and periodical editors
  • Officers of non-governmental organisations
  • Public relations professionals
  • Publicans and managers of licensed premises
  • Teaching assistants
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c.
  • Conference and exhibition managers and organisers

DLHE Statistics

The chart above shows that SOAS Gender Studies graduates are very employable. Graduate Destination Surveys from 2011-2012 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?

Job Profiles

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