How does a degree in History help with my career?
With specialised knowledge in the history and broad cultural sensibilities of a region SOAS History graduates have found employment in a variety of sectors. As a history 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 History can also improve your career progression and increase your chances of getting a higher paying graduate job. It is an invaluable experience that provides you with a body of work you can use to market yourself once you graduate.
Destinations of recent graduates from this department (including combined degrees) immediately after graduation are listed below.
Example employers include:
|Al Muzammil Mosque|
Asian American Resource Center
Bari Memorial Technical High School
Camden Clinical Commissioning Group
Dalhousie University/Saint Mary's University
Elder Rahimi Solicitors
Faversham House Group
Hampton Court Palace
Hand in Hand for Syria
Hatch End High School
|King's College The British School of Alicante|
Open Learning Exchange
Oxford Policy Management
Oxford Research Group
Room In The Moon
Shed Productions Limited
SOAS, University of London
Suffah Primary School
The Death Penalty Project
Viktor Rydberg Education
Zhong-Zheng Senior High School
Immigration Case Worker
Public Relations and Policy Manager
Primary School Teaching Assistant
Foreign Affairs Analyst
Digital Marketing Assistant
Director of the Transition Year Program
Primary School Supply Teacher
Freelance TV Researcher
Middle East Programme Assistant
Project Support Manager
|Alumni Relations Assistant|
Primary School Class Teacher (English)
Secondary School Teaching Assistant (History and Sociology)
Marketing and Communications Officer
Teacher's Assistant in Special Needs
Junior High School Teacher (History)
Secondary School Teacher (History)
Civil Service Fast Streamer
Graduate Destinations Surveys from 2014 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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