Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences: Employability Hub

Learn about the different careers our Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences students pursue, and the support, resources and opportunities that will help you achieve your own career goals.

Helping you stand out from the crowd

Birmingham: A Top Choice for Graduate Employability

In 2023, the University of Birmingham has been recognised as the 3rd most targeted university for graduates by leading employers, demonstrating our commitment to you and your future. At Birmingham we have a dedicated Careers service, with a range of resources to help you stand out from the crowd.

Read more about the benefits to your future

Introducing the Careers Network

Careers at Birmingham


Careers Network digital resource hub

As a student at Birmingham, you will have access to our careers services 24/7 at a time that suits you with our online resources – get your CV checked, practise answering interview questions, learn a new skill to get job-ready, or explore sectors you might like to work in.

View the Careers Network digital resource hub

Meet Our Alumni


Josh Kearney

Psychology and Sports Science 

Securing a job as a Personal Trainer in South London, the ample opportunities of a double major challenged Josh to excel in Neuroscience and Biomechanics in his current role. 


Jennifer Bainbridge

Economics and Chemistry 

Describing her degree in LANS as a USP among employers, Jennifer has worked in the energy sector and now enjoys the applicability of her degree working in consultancy. 


Francesca Root

English Literatuare 

Majoring in English Literature with Sociology, Francesca completed an MPhil in Sociology at the University of Cambridge in a research area she found her passion for at Birmingham!

More Career Journeys

The design of the programme allows students to take control of their degree and acquire the skills and attributes needed for lifelong learning, helping them stand out with a unique USP in a highly competitive and crowded workplace.

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Your Opportunities...

Personal Skills Award

The Personal Skills Award is the University of Birmingham's recognised employability programme for undergraduate students. It enables you to develop, recognise and articulate your skills in preparation for real-world recruitment processes. 

Find out about the Personal Skills Award

The Third Year

There are a number of opportunities available to current students approaching their third year. Below are a selection of the opportunities available:

Further Study 

The urgent challenges that confront societies and the planet today cannot be solved by any discipline in isolation; complex questions and global problems need multi- and inter-disciplinary expertise and solutions.  This uniquely flexible programme allows you to build your own portfolio of study and pursue a research question across disciplinary borders.

MRes Interdisciplinary Study 


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