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After you graduate

There are many choices available after gaining your degree. You will leave Southampton with a wealth of skills and a competitive edge, whatever career path you choose.

Graduates leave with a competitive edge
Opening up career options

You may be looking for relevant paid employment straight away, or planning to undertake further study – in which case you could become part of Southampton's 5,000-strong postgraduate student community and have access to state-of-the-art learning resources.

You might be considering a switch into a completely different field, or you may be unsure of where to go next. Whatever your situation, the Careers and Employability Service offers a wide range of services and support to students at all stages of their University life. 

If you're wondering what career you can pursue with a Philosophy degree, look at our Careers and employability page. On our ‘Alumni: Where are they now?' page, you can find out about some of our alumni and what they have been doing since they graduated.

What a degree in philosophy can do for you


Philosophy teaches analytical skills; how to use logic to break down an argument and this is particularly useful in the business world.

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