Why study English?
English Literature enhances your ability to be critical and analytical. It opens up your mind and imagination, helping you to think independently and increase your knowledge and understanding of a variety of literature. The course will develop your ability to write accurately and clearly. You will learn to research, plan and prepare your responses using your own ideas and interests. You will discover how to be creative when explaining themes, characters, settings and their influences through social, cultural and historical situations. If you enjoy reading a wide range of literature and exploring issues and ideas within texts, then this course is ideal for you.
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What career can I pursue studying English Literature?
An English Literature is a great option if you are looking for a job that involves communication, writing and/or literary knowledge. For example, in areas such as Administration, Communication, Journalism/Publishing, Marketing or Teaching.
Journalism and publishing can lead to editorial work, proofreading and correcting books before they go to print. A job in advertising, public relations or the press is also an option with a qualification in English Literature.
With further study, teaching is another profession open to you. Or you could even work for an arts organization and try to secure funding material for a museum or a gallery. Even sectors like law, business, social work and politics are open to you.