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BA World Literatures / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

Career opportunities

Studying World Literatures will help you to develop versatile skills including the ability to:

  • manage your time effectively;
  • communicate ideas clearly in spoken and written forms;
  • articulate a knowledge of concepts and theories;
  • work and think independently, critically and creatively.

You can enjoy career opportunities in a wide range of professions as a graduate of our course, as well as going on to postgraduate study.

Careers in publishing, journalism, media, teaching, civil service and librarianship are obviously suitable for graduates of World Literatures.

However, surveys of recent graduates from all of our literature courses have revealed that Manchester graduates also pursue an impressive variety of careers in such fields as law, banking, fashion, advertising, accountancy, business management, commerce, new media, computing and archive studies.

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.

Visit the  Careers and employability  page for more information.