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Careers and your future with English

English at Brunel is your passport to a wide variety of career destinations.

Whether you’d like to get into the more traditional routes an English literature degree can offer like authorship or teaching, or pursue work in the worlds of marketing, media, the public sector and beyond, you have the opportunity to build your knowledge in the area you love without limiting your job prospects.

Our graduates leave Brunel with the confidence and quality to achieve success across a number of diverse range industries. From award winning musician Ray BLK, whose love of literature has gone on to inspire her music, to crime/psychological thriller author Tara Lyons who has gone on to secure a publishing deal with Bloodhound books and has worked with New York Times bestselling author, M.A Comley since leaving Brunel. Studying English at Brunel means we’ll encourage your independence of thought and originality which often helps push our graduates to do great things.

Your future prospects will not only benefit from quality academic content and opportunities to boost your employability through work placements, we emphasise building key transferable skills that are sought after in the workplace. You’ll become an expert communicator who is capable of critical thought and analysis. You’ll also become an expert on how to present an argument, deliver presentations and write compelling copy. All skills that are highly valued by employers ranging from medical to journalism. 

Stand out from the graduate crowd