Careers and Employability Centre

Exploring your options

Here are some job areas related to your degree. Use our sector guides to explore other areas you may be interested in.

More Options

  • Your degree in English - an in-depth look at relevant job options, career areas and further study, from Graduate Prospects
  • After English - lots of career planning ideas for English graduates, from the HEA English Subject Centre
  • Arts Jobs - vacancy listing from the Arts Council

See also

  • What Our Graduates Do - find out what Sussex English graduates have done (ITS login required)
  • University of Sussex Students & Alumni on Linkedin - search Sussex alumni by location, employer, sector, degree subject and skills. Really useful for getting ideas and making contacts (Linkedin login required)
  • Your Interests and Motivations - thinking about what interests and motivates you can be a good way to start your career exploration
  • Further Study - postgraduate study in your current, or another, subject. Sussex English graduates have gone on to masters courses in English literature, renaissance literature, drama and performance, film studies, twentieth century literature, many at Sussex University. Others have undertaken more vocational training in journalism, teaching, human resources or law
  • Work & Study Abroad
  • Getting advice - book appointments on CareerHub (login required)
  • Search for jobs - use our jobs database
  • Applying for jobs - use your degree, personal skills and work experience to create winning applications