Choosing Comparative Literature and Culture and Drama at Royal Holloway means a strong emphasis will be placed on your employability. The valuable skills that you will gain, such as research, presentation, teamwork, negotiation and communication, as well as practical and technical skills, will prepare you for a broad range of careers. Drama courses reach out beyond the limits of the university, forging links and placements with local communities, international partners, the theatre industry, and the wider theatregoing public.
Recent graduates from Comparative Literature and Culture have very successfully entered a wide range of careers including the arts and media, journalism, publishing, finance, business, teaching and marketing as well as postgraduate study in a variety of fields. In Drama, recent graduates have obtained roles in acting, writing, broadcasting (including at the BBC), literary agency, arts management, sound design, marketing/PR, teaching and community theatre work. Many of our graduates also start their own theatre companies.
To learn more about what our graduates are doing now, please visit the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Culture's website and the Department of Drama's website.