Careers and employability
Graduates with knowledge and understanding of different cultural and religious beliefs are highly valued by many employers.
The skills developed through your study will equip you with the ability to engage with a contemporary, multicultural society and a range of career destinations.
You’ll develop many transferable skills, including:
- the ability to research, analyse and synthesise different sources of information,
- team-work and communication skills honed in tutorials and group projects,
- the ability to exhibit empathy and imaginative insight,
- the demonstration of methodical and accurate working,
- the ability to show initiative and independence of mind.
Our graduates have pursued successful roles in teaching, media, banking, publishing, legal services, civil service, religious organisations, and non-governmental organisations.
Sample career destinations include teaching and education; finance; publishing; youth work and charity work in organisations such as the BBC; the Civil Service; Xaverian College; PricewaterhouseCoopers; SPCK; the Church of England; Christian Aid and the Liberal Jewish Synagogue.
A substantial number of students continue to postgraduate study including further study in Religion and Theology and PGCE.
The breadth and depth of courses I studied here as an undergraduate, and the opportunity to interact with experts in the field, undoubtedly fuelled my desire to undertake doctoral studies in Jewish-Christian relations alongside working for an international interfaith organisation.Francesca Frazer / Alumna, PhD student and Project Coordinator for the International Council of Christians and Jews