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I loove doing history and I was considering of doing it at university however what are job prospectuses/careers
I am not interested in becoming a teacher neither historian
what else is there?
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There are loads of jobs. My dad did a history degree and now he has a job working for a university as their business rep. History degrees have lots of transferrable skills.
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There are loads of jobs. My dad did a history degree and now he has a job working for a university as their business rep. History degrees have lots of transferrable skills.
I would like more of a office work place rather than stay educational building if you know what I mean, I would have choose business but my maths isn't good enough
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I would like more of a office work place rather than stay educational building if you know what I mean, I would have choose business but my maths isn't good enough
My dad does work in an office job. In universities there are whole departments dedicated to research, marketing, all sorts of stuff and that's where he works. But my point isn't that you will get that job exactly, but that you can get all sorts of jobs!
History teaches you the skills of research, organisation, analysis, memory etc, and those are required in many jobs. I mean here's a list I found on the internet with a quick Google search, and it's only a small fraction of possible jobs: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-...degree/history

If you are still worried about the job prospects you can consider doing a minor in another subject like business, a language, economics or something like that.
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Almost any job that requires a degree but no specialisation.

I was at HSBC for over a decade with an unrelated degree. There were loads of people with random degrees like archaeology and politics and suchlike.
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Yes to add on to what was said above History degrees are very transferrable and it is very unlikely you'll get a job directly related to a history degree (especially seeing as you want office work - maybe seek experience with the types of office work u may enjoy like law - probs the most common office work for history grads - or banking or receptionist for example).

If you are wondering abt jobs besides teaching or historian that relate to history, you could go into librarian or politics type work.
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I loove doing history and I was considering of doing it at university however what are job prospectuses/careers
I am not interested in becoming a teacher neither historian
what else is there?
You could consider something different and really interesting like Warfare Officer in the Royal Navy. I know a few who have history degrees.

https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers...RoCuHMQAvD_BwE
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vickkyyxx Just jumping on the pile to add that History degrees lead in all sorts of directions - I just graduated from the University of Sheffield in History and am now working in the Student Recruitment department for them (home office based, which is very nice!) but plan on moving into something marketing related. Friends of mine on a similar course have gone into the civil service, the Royal Navy, and Virgin Meda, and various others are on masters courses specialising in everything from international policy to journalism. It's an excellent option especially if you enjoy the subject - that is so important when choosing a degree!

Best of luck with your application process.

- Kelton
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