Comparative literature will develop an impressive set of transferable skills highly valued by today's graduate employers, including:
Graduates in comparative literature are likely to be attracted to fields such as the media and PR, where their interest in broad culture will provide an invaluable background.Writing skills are useful in journalism, advertising, marketing and so on. You could also go into professions such as law (by taking the one-year conversion course) or teaching.
Graduates from the Department of Comparative Literature & Culture go on to work in a wide variety of careers.
The broad range of skills gained through our Comparative Literature programmes, coupled with multiple opportunities for extra-curricular activities and work experience has enabled our students to move into careers such as: