Careers with a masters degree from the School of English

When it comes to the workplace, a degree in any of our courses in the School of English can open all kinds of doors. 
The analytical, communication, and self-motivation skills you’ll learn with us are vital across all kinds of careers. Add this to the prestige of a degree from one of Britain's best universities and you'll see why our graduates excel in the jobs market globally. 

Graduate case studies

Helen MonksHelen Monks

Helen Monks graduated from the School of English at the University of Sheffield in 2014. Since then she has worked as an actor, starring in Channel 4 sitcom Raised By Wolves written by Caitlin and Caroline Moran.

Watch Helen's video interview.

Sikose MjaliSikose Mjali

After graduation, Sikose went on to teach English as an Additional Language at Parkwood Academy in Sheffield for two years. She then moved to Saudi Arabia where she has been teaching English at a private university for the past three years.

Read Sikose's story.

Aicha Al Faraj

Since graduating Aicha has been teaching English in Kuwait. She cites reinventing a curriculum for students specializing in the oil sector as her greatest professional achievement so far.

Read Aicha's story.

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Careers Service

The University's Careers Service offers extensive help to all students and provides a wide-ranging programme of careers-related events each semester.
The good reputation enjoyed by the service means that an extensive network of employer contacts has been built up and many of the top companies come directly to the University of Sheffield when recruiting graduates.

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