What do History graduates do?

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


Of History graduates who are in full time work, 57% are in graduate level work six months after graduation. 

Which jobs do they do?

2016 History graduates went on to become:

  • Account Manager
  • Admission Advisor
  • Assistant Business Support Co-Ordinator
  • Assistant Underwriter
  • Associate Consultant
  • Block Management Maintenance Assistant
  • Business Intelligence Team Leader
  • Cabin Crew
  • Civil Servant
  • Civil Service Commercial Fast Streamer
  • Client Services Executive
  • Community And Charity Events Executive
  • Customer Service Administrator
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Development Assistant At Rdf Television
  • Estimate Admimistrator
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Graduate Trainee
  • Growth Executive
  • Higher Education Graduate Trainee - Project Officer
  • Inside Sales (Google Cloud Specialist)
  • Journalist/Reporter
  • Junior Commercial Officer (Civil Servant- Mod)
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Lettings Negoiator
  • Manuscript Assistant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Office Assistant Monteverdi Choir And Orchestras
  • Opertions Executive
  • PA Assistant Company Secretary
  • Producer/Director
  • Runner
  • Sales Assistant - Sky Media
  • Security Officer
  • Staff Writer For History Magazine
  • Teacher (Teach First)
  • Work Experience Intern - Adult Editorial Bloomsbury
  • Writer-Researcher


Discover what History graduates from other universities went on to do. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2016 History graduates worked with these employers:

  • Ancoris Ltd
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arcadia Group
  • Bloomsbury
  • Brinkworth Films
  • British Library
  • British Museum
  • Chambers And Partners
  • Charles Taylor Plc
  • Colin Holland
  • Co-Operative
  • English Heritage
  • Ernst And Young
  • Guardian Newspaper
  • Her Majestys Civil Service
  • Historic Royal Palaces
  • Hm Government
  • Immediate Media
  • JWF Resources
  • Legal Support Network
  • Lewes Oewes Grammar School
  • Lion TV
  • Lma Recruitment
  • Ministry Of Defence
  • National Trust
  • NHS
  • RDF Television
  • Sage Publications
  • Santander
  • Sky
  • Soho Runners
  • South West Heritage Trust
  • Springer Nature
  • Surrey History Centre
  • The Jewish Chronicle
  • The National Archives
  • The Royal Borough Of Kingston Upon Thames
  • Vivid Resourcing Ltd
  • World Child Cancer


Discover who History graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Study: What do they study?

 2016 History graduates studied these courses:

  • Army training (Sandhurst)
  • Documentary By Practice
  • Graduate Diploma In Law
  • Geopolitics and Security
  • MA Classical Art And Archaeology
  • MA History
  • MA History
  • MA History-Public History
  • MA Holocaust Studies
  • MA In History
  • MA In Modern History
  • MA In Public History
  • MA In War Studies
  • MA Interactive Journalism
  • MA Late Antique And Byzantine Studies
  • MA Marketing
  • MA Medieval Studies
  • MA Modern History
  • MA Policy Studies In Education
  • MA Public History
  • MA Sports History And Culture
  • MA War Studies
  • Master Of Journalism
  • Master Of Science In Social Policy
  • Mphil Modern British History
  • MSc History Of International Relations
  • MSc History Of Science Medicine And Technology
  • MSc In Finance
  • MSc Political Economy Of The Emerging Markets
  • MSc Transnational Security Studies
  • NCTJ - Journalism
  • PGCE Primary
  • PGCE Secondary
  • World History And Cultures


Discover what History graduates from other universities went on to study. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

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