One of the most frequently asked questions by the students is – what career to choose after B.A in English? B.A in English is a common subject which students opt for as it offers a host of career options for the students. After completing graduation, students generally get confused whether to work or go for further studies. There are many professional courses like Journalism and Mass Communication, Linguistics, Film Editing, Visual communication etc. there are many academic courses like M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D, which students can pursue if they want to go for research work or wants to be a professor.
If they want to work directly after B.A. then they can succeed in business, management and finance, government service, library work, marketing and advertising. Mass communication is a good field for literature students, who have good fluency over the language. There are many other courses that help students to fetch a good salaried job. Those who complete Masters in Journalism can work as sub-editors and reporters in the print media or as assistant information officer and public relation officer in the Government’s information service and so on. A good personality and fluency can fetch them the job as news reporter on T.V.
EFLU courses stands for English and Foreign Languages University that provides M.A in Media and Mass communication and M.A in English courses. It includes scripting for radio and T.V; writing for newspapers; business writing and oral communication and presentation skills; educational technology; visual communication; media in communication and so on. Graduates from English language and literature can opt for any of the above discussed fields.
Students can also go for management courses such as MBA and Master of Financial Programs and Post Graduate Diploma programs conducted by the leading institutes and universities are very good options. Students who take commerce as an additional subject have even higher prospects. MBA airline and airport management programs are also suitable options for them.
So it is clearly visible that there are a vast number of career options to choose from. You just have to listen to your heart and put the pedal on the metal and go for your dreams.