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Career opportunities for English graduates

Your experience doesn’t stop when your degree finishes. It’s important that the skills and experiences you gain from your degree prepare you for life – including the career path you take.

We want you to feel empowered to take the subject you love and turn it into something that will help you realise your ambitions, so we’ll encourage you to think broadly about the possibilities open to you, and the networks you can form.

In the Guardian University Guide 2023, Warwick’s Career after 15 months score for English was ranked 5th in the sector.

Take a look at some of the varied roles our graduates have gone on to.

Hear from one of our graduates

Dedicated advice

You’ll have access to a Senior Careers Consultant within the department who offers impartial advice and guidance, together with workshops and events. Previously events have covered topics such as Understanding Assessment Centres; Careers following your English and Comparative Literary Studies Degree; Discovering Careers in the Creative Industries; Careers in Publishing and Journalism; Freelancing; and Careers in the Public Sector.