Geography Careers

Degrees that open doors

We constantly review our programmes to ensure that employability is at the heart of our degrees. This means that a Geography degree from the University of Liverpool gives you the experience and skills for a wide range of career opportunities.

By the time you graduate you will have developed valuable abilities such as numeracy, literacy, laboratory skills, critical thinking, team work, project management, graphicacy, GIS, research design policy analysis and many more.

This, combined with the high regard in which our qualifications are held, has enabled recent graduates to embark on rewarding careers with a broad range of public and private sector organisations.

Some are putting their geographical knowledge to direct use. Recent examples include working as an Environment Assistant for the Environment Agency, as a Resource Planner and in Business Development.

Other Graduates are using the transferable skills they have gained in careers such as Accountancy, Teaching and Management. A significant number join major organisations' Graduate Training Programmes.

Given our research environment, gaining your Degree here is also perfect preparation for postgraduate study at Masters or PhD level, and for a ground-breaking academic career.

Student Blogs

Emma O’Conner, final year BA student on ‘My internship at Barnado’s’

Jonny Clark, final year BSc student on ‘How a work-based dissertation re-affirmed my confidence in my subject, my own ability and my future’

Lucy Cheng, final year BSc student on ‘Summer placement at united utilities’

Astrid Tooms, final year BA student on ‘Combining dissertation and work experience’