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Careers & Skills

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Careers & Skills

An economics degree can open up a wide range of career opportunities. It equips you with a variety of transferable skills such as analytical and problem-solving skills, oral and written communication skills, team working skills among others. Our aim is to support your career planning by presenting to you the diverse opportunities that are available.

Where Can I Work?

There are a range of sectors that Economics students go into after their degrees. Find out more about the organisations within the popular sectors below.

Resources and Insights

Careers in Economics Events

We host events so that our students can engage with relevant employers.

Careers Events
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Student Videos

Current and past students give advice on how to be successful in job/placement applications, internships and further study applications.

Student Videos

Graduate Destinations

Find out how our Economics students have progressed with their careers since graduating.

Graduate Destinations

Skills Map

See skills that you can acquire in different modules.

Module Skills

Student Societies

Discover the career support opportunities offered by the student societies.

Student Societies

Support for You

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Careers Support

Find out more about your dedicated Careers Consultant and Academic Careers Coordinator. For opportunities, news and events, check the biweekly Careers bulletin, MS Teams space and Instagram.

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Access myAdvantage for news, events, recommended job vacancies, activities and resources.

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Explore Your Options

Identify career options to suit you by using self-awareness resources, testing out ideas through work experience and learning from Economics graduates.

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The Skills Zone

Take advantage of workshops and programmes to develop your personal and professional skills.

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Find out more about what Warwick Economics graduates do after graduation when they enter graduate labour market or further study.