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What do Geography graduates do?

Learning about what Geography graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career.


Of Geography graduates in full time work, 68% are in graduate level work six months after graduation. 

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2015 Geography graduates went on to become:

  • Air travel assistants
  • Architectural and town planning technicians
  • Book-keepers, payroll managers and wages clerks
  • Business sales executives
  • Chartered surveyors
  • Conservation and environmental associate professionals
  • Construction project managers and related professionals
  • Draughtspersons
  • Environment professionals
  • Estate agents and auctioneers
  • Finance and investment analysts and advisers
  • Financial accounts managers
  • Functional managers and directors 
  • Housing officers
  • Human resources administrative occupations
  • Human resources and industrial relations officers
  • IT project and programme managers
  • Managers and directors in retail and wholesale
  • Marketing associate professionals
  • Photographers, audio-visual and broadcasting equipment operators
  • Public relations professionals
  • Public services associate professionals
  • Receptionists
  • Researchers
  • Sales accounts and business development managers
  • Sales supervisors
  • Stock control clerks and assistants
  • Teaching assistants
  • Travel agents
  • University researchers
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals
  • Youth and community workers


Discover what Geography graduates from other universities went on to do. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2015 Geography graduates worked with these employers:

  • Ascot Life Church
  • Cardiff Homes
  • Catalina Marketing
  • Central Media
  • Cyient
  • Dalston
  • Cola
  • Earthport & Baydon
  • Energy Institute
  • Fraser Communications
  • Golley Slater PR
  • HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • Jackson-Stops & Staff
  • Kato Enterprises
  • Laing O'Rourke
  • Lattitude Global Volunteering
  • Morgan Law
  • Mouchel Consulting
  • Newham Council
  • NSL
  • Oshun Limited
  • Polyco
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Tech Data UK
  • Waterman Group
  • Which? Magazine
  • Winchester City Council
  • Wokingham Borough Council
  • Workman LLP


Discover who Geography graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Study: What do they study?

2015 Geography graduates studied these courses:

  • MA Consumption, Culture and Marketing
  • MA Cultural Geography
  • MA Cultural Heritage Management
  • MA in Environment, Development and Policy
  • MA Real Estate
  • MSc Climate Change: Environment, Science and Policy
  • MSc Construction Cost Management
  • MSc Environmental management
  • MSc Globalisation and Development
  • Msc In Environmental Diagnosis and Management
  • MSc International Development
  • Msc International Innovation (Environmental Science)
  • MSc Regional and Urban Planning Studies
  • MSc Spatial Planning
  • PGCE Primary 5-11
  • PGCE Primary Teaching
  • PGCE Secondary Teaching (Geography)
  • Primary PGCE


Discover what Geography graduates from other universities went on to study. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Advice and information on further study


Explore your options


Jobs & internships for Geography students

Jobs from University of London JobOnline (Some Geography-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

Internships from University of London JobOnline (Some Geography-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

Network and discover roles & sectors related to Geography and beyond .

 * Destinations data is based on the 2014/15 DLHE survey



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