97.4 per cent* of English Single and Joint Honours Graduates from Swansea University are in work and/or further study six months after graduation. English at Swansea is ranked 2nd for graduate prospects in The Guardian Good University Guide 2016.
Graduating with an internationally recognised degree in English will put you in a great position to succeed in a wide range of careers. You will gain excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. You will also develop strong research and analytical skills and the ability to problem solve and make informed decisions. Our programmes include various forms of assessment, teamwork through seminars, tutorials and group presentations and an independent study - dissertation module. You will learn to manage your time and workload effectively. All of these skills will ensure you can compete very successfully in the employment market.
Our students have progressed to a broad range of work sectors including education, marketing, social media, and project administration, working for companies such as:
- Jobs Growth Wales
- BUSINESS WIRE UK
- Cardiff Council
A significant number of our graduates choose to teach abroad using their TESOL and CELTA qualifications.
Other recent graduates have progressed to postgraduate courses in:
- MA TESOL;
- PGCEs in Primary and Secondary education;
- Speech and Language Therapy courses;
- MA Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations;
- MA by Research.
*First–degree Swansea University graduates of English. HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2013/14.