Careers and Entrepreneurship

What do Sussex Philosophy grads do?

Find out about what Sussex Philosophy graduates go on to do. Here is a rundown of what 2017 graduates were doing 6 months after leaving Sussex:

Six months after graduating in 2017

  • Main activity: 92% of respondents from Philosophy were in work or further study. 73% of those in work were in graduate level jobs
  • Sectors: Of those in employment, 20% were in education, 20% were in information and communication, 13% were in human health and social work, 13% were in accommodation and food service, 13% were in administrative and support services.

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Here are some examples of where they are working or studying and what job roles or courses they are doing:


Samples from our survey:

Job Roles

Samples from our survey:

  • Commercial Graduate Scheme
  • Graduate Administrator
  • Business Development Executive
  • Community Associate
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Youth Worker
Further Study

Samples from our survey:

  • MA Gender Studies - University of Sussex
  • MSc International Business Economics - University of Sussex
  • MSc Experinental Psychology - University of Sussex
  • MSc Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management - University of Sussex
  • MSc Philosophy of Medicine and Psychiatry - King's College London
  • Primary PGCE - University of Brighton

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