Linguistics and English Language

Careers

What you can do with your Linguistics or English Language degree and how to get help from the University Careers Service

What you can do with a degree in Linguistics and English Language

The skills you gain through studying a Linguistics and English Language degree are desirable in many career areas. Find out about the range of opportunities you could consider.

Options with Linguistics

Options with English Language

The ‘After English’ website is another great resource with advice about your options.

An exploratory website specifically designed to help you think through your future after your degree. The opportunities are relevant to all Linguistics and English Language students.

After English website

What our graduates did next

Find out what Edinburgh graduates were doing 6 months after graduation

Graduate case studies

Read case studies of recent Linguistics graduates

Read case studies of recent English Language graduates

Videos

In these short videos, graduates from our Linguistics and English Language programmes talk about their experience since graduation, and how their studies have been useful in their career:

Need more help?

The University Careers Service has lots of useful resources to help you explore your options. A good starting point is to look at their webpages for Linguistics and English Language students where you’ll also find contact details if you need to get in touch

Careers Service webpages for Linguistics and English Language students