A degree in English can unlock limitless career options. The experiences, opportunities, and support that we offer will prepare you for a future with purpose. We’ll help you through opportunities to explore different careers, gain work experience, and undertake a placement year should you wish.
See how an English degree from the University of Sheffield can help you develop a wide range of skills that will help you succeed in any career.
What are our graduates doing now?
Our graduates go on to do incredible things both in the UK and abroad. Take some time to explore some of the many fascinating things you could go on to do with a English degree from the University of Sheffield.
Sheffield Made Writers and Directors
The School of English is proud also to have been part of the story of a wide range of award winning writers and directors.Sheffield Made Writers and Directors
Spending time abroad during your degree is a great way to explore different cultures, gain a new perspective and experience a life-changing opportunity that you will never forget. We have over 250 University partners worldwide. Popular destinations for our students include Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Supporting your employability
You will have a range of opportunities to gain work experience during your studies. Volunteering opportunities, part time jobs, and faculty events will help you boost your skills, meet new people, and learn more about yourself and your future.
Postgraduate study and careers in research
For postgraduate study and research opportunities, the School of English has a rich culture for fostering and supporting students to further their academic interests. Our graduate masters courses offer students the opportunity to hone, develop and explore a chosen field of study on either a full or part time basis.