Careers Service

What are your options?

Information and advice to help you explore your options including options with your degree, occupational information, information on further study, volunteering, self employment and taking time out

What can you do with your degree?

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Information and advice on what you can do with your degree including destinations of University of Edinburgh graduates, options with your degree subject and graduate case studies


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Explore our information on the vast range of occupations that are available to you.

Further study

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Information on further study including postgraduate study in the UK and overseas along with information on how to find courses and sources of funding plus information on further undergraduate study if you are thinking about a second degree or changing your course

International Experiences

International experiences
Information and advice on international experiences including an overview of the opportunities available and the practical issues including funding and staying safe


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The benefits of volunteering, where to look for opportunities, and the practical considerations.


Information on self-employment including starting your own business, freelancing, consulting, startups, and where to get further help and support at the university and beyond.

Time out

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Information on taking time out including an overview of some of the options available plus detailed information on teaching English abroad and expeditions.