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    Hi,

    I've currently applied to universities for English literature and I've had 4 of my offers back. I'm considering changing it into Marketing looking at jobs after graduating.

    What are differences between the two, content-wise, the compulsory topics etc? Also for marketing do you need to be good / know things like economics (or study economics) and accountancy related topics?

    Does anyone have any suggestions? or experiences after finishing English lit or marketing? Any opinions about the two degrees would be useful?

    Thank you
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    (Original post by patrycja2017)
    Hi,

    I've currently applied to universities for English literature and I've had 4 of my offers back. I'm considering changing it into Marketing looking at jobs after graduating.

    What are differences between the two, content-wise, the compulsory topics etc? Also for marketing do you need to be good / know things like economics (or study economics) and accountancy related topics?

    Does anyone have any suggestions? or experiences after finishing English lit or marketing? Any opinions about the two degrees would be useful?

    Thank you
    It's not even like these two degrees are remotely similar and you really can't tell the difference. Do some research and spend some time looking at courses. It really isn't hard. This is your future and you're about to spend a lot of time effort and money on it. Please don't wait for someone to spoon feed you.
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    Hiya, it sounds like you have not properly researched either. I graduated last summer with an English Lit degree and I am now a project manager for a website development company. I personally would not do a degree as specific as Marketing if you havn't properly looked into the job prospects after uni and if you think you would enjoy it. It also limits you career wise and the salary isn't great to start with (Not much knowledge of how a marketing career progresses). However, if it's something you'd enjoy, im sure you'll thrive. But I wouldn't start a degree because you like the sound of it after a few clicks round indeed. Of all the job interviews I went to, ranging from Recruitment, PR and Business management grad schemes, English as a degree was well received. It's all about how you sell yourself after uni and it is very very important to get a job / work experience during those 3 years. As the above reply says - content wise they will be polar opposites and within that - every uni is different. Marketing at one university will be structured and assessed differently to another.
 
 
 

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