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Former Students

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Over the past few years a number of graduates have entered publishing houses including Penguin Books and Oxford University Press. Journalism and online media is another popular career with some graduates undertaking further professional qualifications before entering roles at publications at organisations including The Guardian and The Daily Mail. Other graduates have entered the art world; one student is working for Tate Britain. Teaching is a popular career choice and some of our graduates have been selected for the Teach First Scheme. Theatre, film and TV have also attracted English graduates. Other graduates have included: an interactive copywriter for shopping channel QVC; a researcher on the BBC’s Panorama programme; a freelance writer; a theatre marketing intern at the Barbican. Amongst our alumni in this field are directors, producers, actors, theatre designers, writers and education directors. There are accountants, public relations officers, solicitors, barristers amongst our alumni. An English degree can open many doors! (For further information, look at the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Statistics.