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Careers and employability

Careers and employability

Career outcomes and employability are key aspects of our undergraduate programme. Interdisciplinary study is designed to give you the confidence, knowledge, and skills to work and pursue a career in a rapidly changing world. You will develop the personal and professional skills required to work across a range of roles in different fields and careers.

Building your employability

We invest in your future to provide you with the skills to support your future career.

The MA Interdisciplinary Futures offers practical, hands-on learning. It is designed so you can connect with the communities, businesses, employers and environments you will find in the professional world. This means you are able to develop applied and practical skills that are valued by employers and access an incredible network of support that will help you on your journey.

The University of Edinburgh is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for the employability of our graduates* – we invest in your future beyond the end of your programme. Employers value our graduates for their intellectual ability and highly developed transferable skills.


The Careers Service

The University’s Careers Service looks to enhance your university experience from the moment you arrive. Dedicated advisors and support are available for information, advice and guidance. And there is lots on offer to support you as you explore a chosen field or profession. From consultations to CV and interview advice to careers events.

University of Edinburgh Careers Service

* Times Higher Education, Global Employability University Ranking 2021.

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