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After you graduate

Postgraduate study at the University of Southampton will enable you to push the boundaries of knowledge in your chosen field and make a real contribution to your subject.

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Celebrating after graduation

We will provide you with an extensive support network, both during and after your time at the university. By the time you graduate you will have all the knowledge and resources you need for your next step, whether you choose a new career or further study.

When the time comes to move on after your postgraduate studies, you will become part of our global alumni community, with more than 170,000 members in 147 countries. As a member of this extensive network, you will be offered a series of benefits, services and events.

English postgraduate career paths

Our English graduates have gone on to follow a broad range of career paths, and are working in fields such as advertising and sales, PR, academia, creative writing (including novels, drama and poetry), festival organisation, internet data management, journalism and broadcasting, television production, theatre, research analysis, research, publishing (editing, production etc), project management, editing, website design, market analysis, TV presenting, librarianship, museum curatorship, teaching, events management, civil service, TEFL teaching, journalism, translating, bilingual research and retail management.

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