English and Music graduates have an excellent employability record. Our graduates have found employment with a wide range of public and private sector companies and organisations including: East Riding of Yorkshire Council, J Sainsbury, Marks and Spencer, and the Ministry of Justice.
Graduate entry positions include public relations officer, secondary school teacher, retail store manager, employment agency consultant, quality assurance technician, pension adviser, and fundraising and appeals organiser. Music-specific careers of recent graduates include conducting, orchestral playing, orchestral management, working for the BBC, music librarianship, publishing, retail, lecturing classroom and instrumental teaching, music therapy, cathedral music and instrument-making.
As a graduate, you will continue to have access to the University Careers Service which will provide a wealth of advice, information and guidance to help you get ready for the world of work. There’s also the pathway to continue your studies as a postgraduate – so you may be interested in what we oﬀer at MA, MPhil and PhD levels.