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English courses can be split into English language (looking in detail at the structure of language) and English literature, looking in detail at texts form books, plays and poetry.

It is useful for all jobs as it helps you develop important analysis and written communication skills. Most employers always say they want people with good English skills.

If you enjoy English you could use your creative and analytical skills to work in a huge range of different career areas. 

If you are interested in the Arts and like reading, media, the theatre or events, there are lots of opportunities in broadcasting, publishing and arts management. 

If you like debating and putting together persuasive arguments you may enjoy law, politics and government or business roles. English combines well with all subjects.

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Check out more than 800 other job profiles, the above list is just a selection of jobs where an interest in English could take you, there will be loads more!

Jobs tagged with a leaf are green jobs that may be involved in producing goods or services that help to protect the environment and look after our natural resources.

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Examples of degree courses that relate to English:

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