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What do Sussex 2014 Languages grads do?

Find out about what Sussex Languages graduates go on to do. Here is a rundown of what 2014 graduates were doing 6 months after leaving Sussex:

Six months after graduating in 2014

  • Main activity: 80% of respondents from the Sussex Centre for Language Studies were in work or further study. 77% of those in work were in graduate level jobs
  • Sectors: Of those in employment, 23% were in education, 15% were in wholesale/retail trade, 15% were in administative and support service activities, 7% were in public administration and defence, 7% were in financial and insurance services.

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Here are some examples of where they are working or studying and what job roles or courses they are doing:


Samples from our survey:

Job Roles

Samples from our survey:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Direct Marketing Assistant
  • Operations Executive
  • HR Assistant
  • Project Assistant Intern
  • Teaching Assistant
Further Study

Samples from our survey:

  • MA French - University of Marseille
  • PG Cert English Language Teaching - University of Sussex
  • MA Spanish
  • Master Médiation Interculturelle: Identités, Mobilités, Conflits - University of Leuven

More Options

  • Your degree in Languages - an in-depth look at relevant job options, career areas and further study, from Graduate Prospects
  • 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 Studypostgraduate study in languages or another subject. Sussex graduates have gone on to courses such as European Business Administration, Contemporary PG Diploma in Language Translation or Interpreting, or courses such as Acting for the Media and the Graduate Diploma in 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