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Rowanna Smith, Careers Consultant for English (Streatham Campus)

Your Careers Consultant for English in Penryn is Rachel Coombes

What can I do with my degree?


With an English degree from the University of Exeter, you'll be able to:

  • Use advanced literacy skills to communicate effectively in an appropriate style and apply sustained written and oral arguments coherently and persuasively
  • Analyse and critically examine diverse forms of verbal and text-based communication
  • Gather, sift, interpret and organise substantial quantities of diverse information in structured ways
  • Exercise independent thought and judgement in handling information and arguments in a critical and self-reflective manner
  • Comprehend and develop intricate concepts in an open-ended way that involves an understanding of aims and consequences
  • Work with others in the presentation of ideas and information, and the negotiation of solutions

An in-depth look at HESA's DLHE survey, which provides the most comprehensive picture of what people finishing university degrees do after graduation: What Do Graduates Do?

Professional Institutions and Organisations relating to English

Broader information can be found on our Sector Pages.

English in the Workplace

Links to job options, career areas, contacts and resources and you can find out what other English students have done 6 months after graduation: