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Our Graduates | ENGLISH

Annie MacAnnie Mac

"English is about growing socially and teaching you how to be an adult. I think sometimes at universities, especially big ones, you don't realise all the things that you are able to do. I have loads of great memories of my time at Queen’s. It was the best three years of my life."

– BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac
Graduated in English Language and Literature






Graduate Careers | ENGLISH

English is one of the most flexible degrees available in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The degree develops individuals' time management skills, independence of thought, collaboration and teamwork, creativity, and critical intelligence. A degree in English equips students for a wide variety of careers. 

Our graduates have entered careers which include:

  • English as a foreign/ second language teachers
  • Primary / Secondary School teachers
  • Higher education
  • Legal services
  • Advertising Executives
  • Arts Administration
  • Libraries, Archives and Museums
  • Charity and Third Sector organisations
  • Literary Editing and Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Journalism and Broadcasting
  • Media Research
  • TV and film production
  • Public Relations
  • Writing



"What potential employers want most is someone with motivation, intelligence, and proven ability to work. Getting an English degree shows that you have all of those qualities."

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