English Literature Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
St Mary's University, Twickenham 82% 5% 5% £9250 £12250 105 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 85% 0% 20% £9250 £12250 107 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 85% 0% 20% £9250 £12250 107 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 81% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 97 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Brunel University 81% 0% 0% £8485 £17875 97 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 85% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 103 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 79% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 94 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 85% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 103 London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 89% 5% 10% £9250 £14500 116 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 82% 20% 15% £9250 £17110 75 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 89% 5% 15% £9250 £14500 119 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 90% 5% 10% £9250 £12250 87 Twickenham On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 82% 20% 15% £2310 £4277 75 London On campus Part-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 97 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 77% 5% 10% £9250 £12250 84 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 79% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 114 Roehampton On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 90% 5% 10% £9250 £12250 87 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 89% 5% 20% £9250 £14500 105 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 79% 0% 0% £9250 £13145 114 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 96 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 84% 0% 0% £9250 £12250 94 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 84% 0% 0% £9250 £12250 94 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 83% 0% 9% £9250 £14400 102 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 77% 5% 10% £9250 £12250 84 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 89% 0% 10% £9250 £14500 114 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 15% £9250 £14400 94 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 83% 0% 9% £9250 £14400 102 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 7% £9250 £14400 96 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 0% 7% £9030 £16380 96 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 0% 7% £9030 £16380 96 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 0% 7% £9030 £16380 96 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 0% 7% £4515 £8190 96 London On campus Part-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 85% 5% 10% - - 96 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 81% 0% 0% - - 97 London On campus Full-time
University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 81% 2% 3% £9250 - 122 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 84% 0% 0% £9250 - 94 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 81% 2% 3% £9250 - 122 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 84% 0% 0% - - 94 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 80% 5% 0% - - 100 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Kingston University 80% 5% 0% £9250 - 100 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 81% 0% 7% - - 96 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 81% 0% 7% - - 96 London On campus Full-time
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Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for English Literature

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of English Literature who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within English Literature

  • 19th Century Literature
  • 20th Century Literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Medieval Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • American Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Modernism
  • Feminism
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in English Literature

  • Writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Independent working
  • Organisation
  • Plan and research written work
  • Articulating knowledge and understanding of texts
  • Lead and participate in discussions
  • Negotiation and teamwork

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of English Literature who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of English Literature (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of English Literature at University of Greenwich

20% Teaching Professionals
20% Administrative occupations
15% Elementary occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Protective service occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Customer service occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of English Literature in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for English Literature

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FAQ

English Literature and Creative & Professional Writing at St Mary's University, Twickenham received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 90 out of 100 among 11 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of English Literature was £21201 15 months after graduation, £20871 3 years after graduation and £24516 5 years after graduation.