The theoretical and practical skills you develop studying with us will equip you for work in a range of sectors and roles.
Geographers are highly valued by employers for their insights into social, economic and environmental issues and for their range of transferable skills, which include:
- Analytical and research skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Communication skills
- Project management skills
- Capacity for independent learning and group work
Where do our graduates go?
Our graduates go on to work in varied roles across the public, private and charitable sectors, as well as working as consultants and policy advisors.
The Department has close links with the teacher training (PGCE) programme at the UCL Institute of Education.
UCL Geography students benefit from careers advice that is provided by the UCL Careers Service. The UCL Careers Service provide a range of services including: short or long 1-1 meetings to discuss career choices, reading CVs, conducting practice interviews or assessment centre techniques, and providing access to written guides on many career pathways.