Durham has an excellent graduate employment record. A degree in Economics, Business Economics, Economics with French or Economics and Politics will qualify you to work in many fields such as business, economics, finance, accountancy, management, banking, consultancy, research, teaching, the law, journalism, the civil service and government departments. Our recent graduates have enjoyed great success in these fields and others, and have also been very successful in acquiring places on highly sought-after postgraduate degree programmes in the UK and elsewhere.
Throughout your course, you will have the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills which can give you a head start in a competitive job market including:
- Analytical methods of thinking and problem solving
- Quantitative techniques, including data analysis and statistics
- Report writing
- Making oral presentations
- Time management
- Managing your own learning
- Team working.
The University's Careers Advisory Service has contacts with over 2,000 employers who actively recruit Durham graduates. They will support you in planning your future career through:
- Individual careers guidance and support
- Careers fairs
- Employability skills courses
- Business games.