A degree in English can provide you with an excellent general understanding of language, literature and culture. For our graduates, it opens up career paths in related areas such as teaching, publishing and the media as well as providing a path to other areas such as business, law, management, the Civil Service or postgraduate study.
Many students from the department take part in the Exeter Award and the Exeter Leaders Award. These schemes encourage you to participate in employability related workshops, skills events, volunteering and employment which will contribute to your career decision-making skills and success in the employment market.
Exeter has an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students and graduates compete very successfully in the employment market. Many employers target the University when recruiting new graduates.
Find out more about the Destinations of English Graduates on our Employability site.