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Politics & International Relations BA(Hons): After you graduate

Careers and progression

Our graduates are well-equipped for careers in international agencies, government, business and the media.

What our graduates say

Check out what our graduates have gone on to do and how studying at Kingston helped them achieve their goals.

Richard Eyre

Name: Richard Eyre
Current employer: Croydon Council Services (Asylum Seekers team)

"For me, to study politics is to study life! On the course I gained an insight into the mechanics of the modern world and learned about the fragility of human existence and interactions. I discovered the personal benefits of helping people, and am pursuing a career with social services. It's satisfying to know that I am helping to improve people's lives."


Examples of recent graduate destinations

Types of jobs

  • Campaign co-ordinator
  • Client relations officer
  • Conference assistant
  • Production executive
  • Tax adviser
  • Teacher


  • Conservative Party
  • Danmir
  • Economedia
  • HSBC
  • Irdeto
  • Liberal Democrats
  • Mid Sussex Council
  • Royal London Hospital

In addition to building expertise in your own discipline, our courses will also help you to develop key transferable skills that you'll need for professional life or further study once you graduate. 

As well as a range of careers and employability activities at Kingston, we also offer you the chance to apply and develop your skills in live contexts as an integral part of your course. Opportunities include:

  • placements;
  • working or studying abroad;
  • volunteering;
  • peer mentoring roles; and
  • internship opportunities within and outside the University.

In your final year, you'll get the opportunity to complete a major 'capstone' project where you can apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired to a range of real issues in different contexts. This is a great way to learn and is a valuable bridge to employment or further research at masters level.

Courses available after you graduate

If you decide that you would like to go on to postgraduate study after your undergraduate course, we offer a 10 per cent discount on our postgraduate course tuition fees to our alumni. Here are some courses that might interest you:

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