Careers and employability

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We offer dedicated careers advice and organise regular careers events for our students of modern languages, cultures and linguistics.

Our graduates go on to work in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • translation and interpreting

  • media and journalism

  • teaching

  • tourism

  • business

  • commerce and management

  • foreign diplomacy

  • the Civil Service

  • law

  • academia

  • chaplaincy

  • charitable organisations and NGOs

  • as well as in international organisations such as the United Nations.

Careers support

A Masters degree can really help you to stand out in today’s competitive job market. Our award-winning careers centre is on hand to support you from day one, with a variety of support including:

  • career guidance appointments

  • support with your CV

  • interview advice and practise

  • careers fairs and employer presentations

  • access to a vacancy database advertising local, national and global vacancies.

You will also have access to the Leeds Network - an online careers networking tool where you can find out about career opportunities from our alumni across the globe.

Lifelong Learning Centre

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The Lifelong Learning Centre provides support for mature and part-time learners across the University, including advice on how to apply to university and support throughout your studies.