English graduates are experts in English literature in the context of individual authors, genres, historical periods and themes. A major in English literature will teach you to understand literary texts in the light of their cultural and historical contexts. Graduates will learn the skills necessary to work in publishing and editing; education or in a library.

Career examples

  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Editorial assistant
  • Librarian


  1. Bachelor of Arts (major in English and Writing)
  2. Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (major in English and Writing)
  3. Bachelor of Education (Primary) (major in Writing and Publishing)