93.6 per cent* of History Single and Joint Honours Graduates from Swansea University are in work and/or further study six months after graduation.
Graduating with an internationally recognised degree in History will put you in a great position to succeed in a wide range of careers. You will gain excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. You will also develop strong research and analytical skills and the ability to problem solve and make informed decisions. Our programmes include various forms of assessment, teamwork through seminars, tutorials and group presentations and an independent study - dissertation module. You will learn to manage your time and workload effectively. All of these skills will ensure you can compete very successfully in the employment market.
Our students have progressed to a broad range of work sectors including education, recruitment, marketing, management, and heritage, working for companies such as:
- Mercedes Benz
- English Heritage
- St Fagans National History Museum
Other recent graduates have progressed to postgraduate courses in:
- MA Modern History
- MA History
- MA Early Modern History
- MA Communication, Media Practice and PR
*First–degree Swansea University graduates of History. HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2013/14.