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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Careers and employability

Work as a geologist prospecting for diamonds, a scientist reducing the impact of human activities on our environment, or an academic studying the evolution of the planet - all possible with a degree from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Studying at Manchester gave me an excellent education; the practical field trips gave me the basis I needed to make my first step into the oil industry. It was an invaluable experience.

Emin Ahmedzade / Petroleum Engineering graduate

Equipped with wide-ranging skills and hands-on experience, you'll be set for a successful career down whatever route you take.

Perhaps a petroleum engineer involved in the discovery, recovery and maintenance of the world's oil and gas supplies? Or an environmental scientist assessing air, land or water contamination? A degree from our School is the best place to start.