Report: Wider Perspectives and More Options for English Language and Linguistic Students

Employability & Enterprise, English language


This report published by the Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies in August 2010 looks at the employability of English Language and Linguistics graduates. It offers an analysis of ‘Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education’ statistics in 11 institutions which offer Linguistics or English Language, an overview of good practice in developing employability skills in these institutions as well as a summary of student focus group discussions and interviews with current students and graduates about their skills and work experience. On the basis of these analyses, the report makes recommendations about they ways in which institutions can help English Language and Linguistics students prepare for the world of work.

Author: Jeanine Treffers-Daller and Jeanette Sakel (UWE)
Published: October 2010
ISBN: 978-1-907207-26-6

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