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Explore the career paths of other English and Creative Writing graduates

Our English and Creative Writing degree programmes help you to develop key graduate attributes such as planning and organisation, communication, critical thinking and teamwork. These are widely recognised by employers and help you to get the career you want, in a variety of sectors.

Careers have included teacher, brand ambassador, content creator, assistant commissioning editor, paralegal, recruitment consultant, teaching English as a foreign language and event management to name a few.

Hear from one of our successful students

Rebecca Holderness BA (Hons) Creative Writing student

This degree has taught me so much and set me on a path which I’d never expected to follow.

Rebecca Holderness

BA (Hons) Creative Writing

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Networking – all you need to know

Informational interviews: Getting the inside story

Watch this short video to find out how an informational interview can help you in your career or job search and then read how to secure one and what to ask.

YouTube: What are informational interviews? Indeed: What is an informational interview?

Research using the LinkedIn Alumni tool

The Alumni tool is a powerful way to find people to connect with.  This search has already been filtered for you to include those who studied English, Creative Writing, and subjects within Creative Arts or at EHU between 2010 and 2023. You can also search by keyword, see their job titles and organisations they’re working with. You can also use this tool to grow your network by connecting with EHU alumni and by reaching out to them to get an insight in to their role or company.

LinkedIn Alumni tool