English graduates can find career opportunities with a range of employers because their skills, especially in written and spoken communication, are valuable in almost every sector.
Many enter careers in writing, teaching, marketing, sales, management and administration, working in public, private and charity sector organisations.
Studying English at City you will study broad and diverse literature alongside creative, professional and academic writing in a research-driven environment.
City's department of English also houses Creative writing and Publishing and sits alongside City’s departments of Journalism, Music and Sociology (including Media and Cultural and Creative Industries).
In 2019, our BA in English was ranked joint 1st in the UK, and 1st in London for student satisfaction, with 100% of our graduates satisfied with their degree (National Student Survey 2019).
As an English student at City, you will have access to a wide range of facilities to support your study, including a brand new staff and student common room with a kitchen and lounge area.
Our three campus libraries consist of around 250,000 books with over 25,000 online journal titles and over 1600 study places available.
Students can book private library spaces for academic work within City Library.
As part of the University of London, City students have access to Senate House Library. Senate House offers Arts, Humanities and Social Science Special Collections and Research Collections.