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Your Future

Some of the transferable skills that you will acquire through your degree are:

• Investigation and research, such as locating, marshalling and evaluating information from a wide range of sources
• Analytical and critical skills including the ability to assess the merits of rival arguments, to develop your own thesis and test it against the evidence
• Creative skills, including cultivation of the ability to make imaginative connections that are necessary to understand unfamiliar situations, cultures and texts
• Communication skills, written and oral
• Language skills, including a sophisticated understanding of the way English has been and can be used; many students also develop their aptitude in a foreign language
• IT skills
• Bibliographical and editorial skills