Your career

Our Education, Culture and Childhood BA degree is an interdisciplinary course that opens you up a wide range of possible career choices.

Photograph of UG students in a nursery

88% of our graduates who were available for employment had secured employment or further study at a managerial/professional level. 

Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2019-20 cohort, 2022

Where your degree can take you

You can progress into further specialised education, most commonly in initial teacher education, social work, or moving towards educational psychology. You can move into other graduate professions working with children and young people.

You can progress to full-time postgraduate study and PhD courses.

Degree with Employment Experience

You can study our degree under the University's 'Degree with Employment Experience' option. This allows you to apply for a placement year during your degree and gain valuable employment experience.

University of Sheffield placements

Careers Service

While you are studying on the course, you have access to the rich resources on offer through the Careers Service. They deliver a range of practical activities to help you develop your CV whilst at University and prepare for what happens after you finish your course.

We talked to a few of our former students and they gave their top tips and views on Employability after graduating.

Alumni Top Tips

 Employability interview with Kat

  Employability interview with Linda

A world top-100 university

We're a world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.