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What can I do with my degree?

Previous graduates from Philosophy, Psychology, English Language and Linguistics have gone on to areas as diverse as publishing, marketing, finance, social care work, law, and teaching.

Destinations of University of Edinburgh Graduates

You will find more detail about where previous graduates from your degree have ended up in the 'Destination of Leavers from Higher Education' surveys. You can look at paper copies in the Careers Service, or find them online along with other useful information about options after your degree to give you some more ideas.

Case Studies of PPLS Graduates

Case studies of graduates from the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh give an insight into the career choices of recent graduates from your degree disciplines. The graduates are working in a wide range of occupations and industries. You will see that they are using the knowledge and skills gained from their degrees – but in very different ways.

What do you want to do with your degree?

You can explore what former PPLS students have done after graduation but the key question is what do you want to do with your degree? Working out what you want for your future can be difficult but the 'Career Planning' section of our website has resources and ideas to help you get started.