A joint degree lends itself to various career paths. For those interested in pursuing a career in politics, this course can lead to positions in political consultancy, the media, the Civil Service, public relations, political parties, parliament, charities, as well as international organisations. Many of our graduates are now working within the political arena in Westminster or Whitehall as party members, consultants, researchers and civil servants. Our graduates are so numerous there, they are known as the ‘Hull Mafia’.
Posts held by those who have successfully completed this course include Parliamentary Relations Manager for English Heritage, UK Corporate Affairs Director for Unilever UK; and Chief Executive, Educational and Services Division, at the multinational publishing house of Pearson Education. You can also choose the pathway to further study and training; our graduates have gone onto courses such as Masters courses in both Political and Historical Research, International Relations and Global Politics. There's also the option of becoming a member of our Graduate Association, which will notify you of interesting news and events occurring in the world of politics. You will also receive an annual copy of the Graduate Directory, which is an excellent tool for networking, particularly in the early stages of your career.