MAJOR IN ENGLISH
English graduates go on to a range of careers that are as individual and extraordinary as our graduates themselves. Communication lies at the heart of society and culture, and the skills exhibited by our graduates provide unique preparation for the dynamic twenty-first century world. To be able to think critically and to communicate effectively are vital skills, and equip the English graduate for a wide range of potential roles within our information age. Many careers in today’s world demand an ability to process, assimilate and communicate an increasingly large amount of information – a role for which the English graduate is uniquely qualified.
While there is no “typical” career path for English graduates, it is possible to observe a number of common features in their career destinations. While some degree majors set graduates upon a defined and inflexible path early in their lives, English graduates find themselves presented with a wide range of possible directions which may suit their varied passions in life. What we do see, however, is that our graduates flourish in their chosen fields. Whether this is through entry into a professional program such as Law or Education, further study in graduate school, or by way of one of a myriad of other career trajectories, our graduates end up in successful and personally fulfilling careers.