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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.

Do a free, short, online course to find out more about English (looks great on your CV too!)

Or view other free online courses related to English

Examples of apprenticeships that relate to English:

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Watch a short film about English apprenticeships here.

Examples of vocational courses at college

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Examples of degree courses that relate to English:

Arts University Bournemouth

Oxford Brookes University

Falmouth University

University of Oxford

To see other degree courses related to English

BBC Bitesize Career Videos

You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in jobs that use English on the BBC Bitesize website.

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