The University of Birmingham has been ranked 8th in the UK and 60th in the world for post-qualification employability in the latest global survey of universities commissioned by the International Herald Tribune.
Your degree will provide excellent preparation for employment and this will be further enhanced by the employability skills training offered through the College of Arts and Law Graduate School.
Over the last five years, 92% of our research Masters and PhD students in American and Canadian Studies have been in work and/or further study six months after graduation.
Graduates from the Department develop a range of skills including the ability to lead and participate in discussions and the ability to formulate and solve problems, which can be used in a variety of occupations. A snapshot of graduate destinations over a five-year period has identified a variety of career paths, from teaching and lecturing, advertising and marketing, to media production and project management.