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MA English

Holding a master's degree in English provides opportunities for a career in multiple industries, including publishing, advertising, marketing, education and media. Before you obtain a master's in English, you'll have to complete a bachelor's degree program. The type of bachelor's degree you graduate with depends on the career path you decide to take.

There is a popular opinion that a degree in English Literature is of no use when it comes to job prospects or the salary earned and is viewed sceptically by one and all. However, this perception is wrong as can be seen by the many career options available for MA English students. There are, in fact, many sectors which are open for MA English Literature graduates that also offers good salary. Some of which are:

  • Education
  • BPOs and KPOs
  • Publishing
  • Theatre, Media and Entertainment
  • Corporate
  • Writing
  • Advertising and Public Relations

Some of the popular professions available for Post Graduates in English Literature are:

  • Editor or Assistant Editor
  • Web Content Writer
  • Academic Writer
  • Teacher
  • Translator
  • Public Servant
  • SEO
  • Quality Control Executive
  • Theater Actor