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    I enjoy:

    Psychology
    Sociology
    World History
    Current Affairs
    Human Geography
    International Relations
    Comparative Religion
    Cultural Studies
    Media Studies
    Creative Writing

    I realize that these courses can lead to a very vast array of careers, but what are the most stable and highest paying careers tied to one or more of these subject areas?
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    Probably law. It is a sad fact that if you tend towards the arts you are less likely to get a decent well paying job
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    To be honest, if you take an International Relations or International Politics degree you're going to combine most of those.

    IR/IP has elements of History, Politics, Religion, Geography, Philosophy, Economics, Current Affairs, everything really. And in your 2nd and 3rd year you can start to specialise a bit, so if it's Religion and Current Affairs that turn out to be your main interests then at my uni you can study The Middle East/The Arab Spring, Israel/Palestine as it's own module and something like Women's and Minority rights. Whereas if you're more interested in the History side of things you could take a module in the creation of modern European States or Politics in the Age of Two World Wars. There is a really broad range of things IR/IP envelope
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    I would say Human Geography or Psychology. These are the two subjects which can lead to many different professions and are well respected.
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    If your grades are good then PPE might work? (philosophy, politics and ethics)


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    (Original post by Sam:))
    If your grades are good then PPE might work? (philosophy, politics and ethics)


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    PPE is economics not ethics, but would suit the OP well.
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    (Original post by Steevee)
    To be honest, if you take an International Relations or International Politics degree you're going to combine most of those.

    IR/IP has elements of History, Politics, Religion, Geography, Philosophy, Economics, Current Affairs, everything really. And in your 2nd and 3rd year you can start to specialise a bit, so if it's Religion and Current Affairs that turn out to be your main interests then at my uni you can study The Middle East/The Arab Spring, Israel/Palestine as it's own module and something like Women's and Minority rights. Whereas if you're more interested in the History side of things you could take a module in the creation of modern European States or Politics in the Age of Two World Wars. There is a really broad range of things IR/IP envelope
    Thanks! Your answer helps tremendously. Really puts things into perspective
    I can really see how an IR/IP degree can cover most of the subjects I enjoy studying. But do you know of a exact 'career' that the degree can lead to? Civil Service?
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    (Original post by Sam:))
    If your grades are good then PPE might work? (philosophy, politics and ethics)


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    What specific careers could a PPE degree lead to?
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    (Original post by Vampire90210)
    Thanks! Your answer helps tremendously. Really puts things into perspective
    I can really see how an IR/IP degree can cover most of the subjects I enjoy studying. But do you know of a exact 'career' that the degree can lead to? Civil Service?
    It doesn't really lead directly into a job, but a lot of graduates go on to work in the Civil Service, Think Tanks, for NGOs or in international organisations, such as the UN. It can also be a good stepping stone to some really lucrative careers in slightly more obscure areas, like risk mangement for firms with foreign interests and those sort of things.
 
 
 
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