English and Comparative Literature future careers

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A degree in English opens up a wide range of careers by developing critical and analytical skills. You also learn to solve problems, to think creatively, and to communicate with clarity – all of which are attractive to a variety of employers.

What skills will I gain from an English degree?

Studying English at Goldsmiths provides you with a huge variety of skills including the ability to be critical and analytical, adaptable, flexible and creative. These skills are highly sought by graduate employers. 

Where do English graduates work?

English graduates go on to work in a huge variety of industries and in a whole range of different jobs. Some of our recent graduates now work as publishing assistants, writers, English tutors, youth engagement officers and marketing executives. Their employers include DAZED, Hackney Citizen, Citywire, Radio 1 and Theatre Royal Haymarket. 

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