Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) will support you at each stage of your career journey helping you build a bright future.
Our career support services include:
- Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
- Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
- Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
- Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
- Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.
We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.
Employability at the School of Social Sciences
A range of modules are available covering a number of challenges for law, society, public policy, the private sector and the non-governmental sector. The programme supports the career development and employability ambitions of students intending to undertake a career in:
The public sector
Cyber crime and online terrorist activities are key areas of priority for government at all levels. Programme graduates will be equipped with knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to law and policy development, programmatic action, the conduct of government (and industry) through the regulation, arrangement and provision of public services. Potential graduate destinations include:
Civil service, regional, national and sub-national government, local authorities and other public bodies, and political and policy advice work.
The private sector
Cyber crimes and online terrorism are increasingly the concern of the private sector especially those conducting business in digital space. Graduates of the programme will be well equipped to work for social media companies as well an array of global businesses conducting work in cyberspace.
The NGO sector
Non-governmental agencies are well-established stakeholders in cybersecurity and counter-terrorism. Policy advocacy and lobbying, campaigns, and front-line intervention are all facets of the NGO sector globally, regionally, nationally and locally. Programme graduates will be equipped with knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to the breadth of work undertaken by the NGO sector in combatting cyber crime and terrorism. Potential graduate destinations include:
International NGOs; regional or local level NGOs (the sector is vast and represents a significant graduate destination market).
Research and academia
Research on cyber crime and online terrorism is a growing concern for academia. Students graduating from the programme will be at the cutting-edge of these issues globally, regionally and nationally. In addition to the potential to continue to study at PhD level, graduates will be equipped with knowledge, understanding and skills applicable to teaching and research in the field. Potential graduate destinations include:
Law enforcement, policy ‘think-tanks’, and HEIs.