Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.
Today, we are looking at the types of careers an English degree opens up for you. Depending upon the content of your degree, your experience and additional qualifications, you can look at jobs such as:
- Digital copywriter
- Editorial assistant
- English as a foreign language teacher
- Magazine journalist
- Newspaper journalist
- Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
- Web content manager
- Secondary school teacher
Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferrable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.
What did English graduates go on to do six months after graduation?
A fifth of graduates go on to further study, almost a third of whom are studying towards a teacher training qualification and a quarter continue to study English.
For a detailed breakdown of what English graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?
Here you will find a full description of Newman’s BA (Hons) degree in English including entry requirements.