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BA English Language and English Literature / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

Career opportunities

Study English Language and Literature with us and you'll develop a range of analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the transferable skills needed to succeed in a wide variety of roles and industries.

Often dealing with granular and complex data, your combination of humanities and scientific understanding will allow you to make connections across multiple fields of employment, including the media, marketing, speech and language therapy, lexicography, and teaching.

Some of our graduates have pursued successful careers at The Guardian, L'Oreal, Universal Music Group, and Vodafone. Others go on to pursue postgraduate study.

Our award-winning Careers Service provides a wealth of tools, advice, development opportunities, and industry links specific to your subject. You'll have access to dedicated support throughout your studies and up to two years after graduation.

Find out more on the Careers and employability pages for English Language and English Literature .