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Options with Philosophy

There are so many career options for students of Philosophy that it can be hard to know where to start. Because the course is new, there is no data of where graduates ended up working. However typical careers for Philosophy students include:


Try it out

One of the best ways to identify career interests is through gaining experience. This can help you identify what sort of work you like, what is important to you and make more significantly more attractive to prospective employers.

Students have access to so many opportunities to complement their studies:


Further study

At Royal Holloway, over 30 per cent of undergraduates continue to further study. This may be because they are interested in gaining more knowledge in their subject, developing more specialist knowledge or believe it will enhance their employability. 




How we help

  • Careers Consultants can help you identify career options and provide support in applying for jobs.
  • Application Advisers can check your CV, letters and applications and give hints and tips on how to improve them.
  • The Careers Service is based in Hortob Building, beside Economics.(map)

  • Book appointments in person or by calling (01784) 443 073

  • Regular lunchtime workshops on writing CV, application forms, networking and preparing postgraduate statements take place throughout the term

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