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BA English Language and English Literature / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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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.

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability .  

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