English Literature at the University of Hertfordshire is a vibrant subject area, with a dedicated, experienced group of staff. Students rate the teaching they receive very highly. In the National Student Survey 2015, 90% of students agreed that staff explained things clearly, 95% found the staff enthusiastic about their subject, and 90% found the course intellectually stimulating. Learning a foreign language at any level can really open up your career opportunities, and it’s not just specialist occupations like translation, interpreting and teaching which you can go into. Practically any job can involve languages, whether it’s based in the UK or overseas. You could work in law, banking or insurance; the media, creative industries or PR; marketing, the civil service or manufacturing.