Faculty of Arts

Careers in the Arts and Humanities

The arts are unique in their power to provoke an emotional response, offering a tool for bridging cultural differences, or promoting compassion through creativity. From impacting our health and wellbeing, to supporting our cultural development and education, the arts fulfil a purpose unlike any other discipline.  

Whether you've always known what you want to do, or if you're still deciding, you will graduate with the valuable skills needed to enter a whole range of careers.

Our courses develop your:

  • Adaptability
  • Analysis 
  • Collaboration
  • Communication 
  • Creativity 
  • Digital literacy 
  • Ethical and moral integrity
  • Focus and discipline 
  • Inter-personal skills 
  • Language skills
  • Observation 
  • Research skills 
  • Self-awareness  
  • Self-expression  


Humeara Mohamed, BA English with Creative Writing 2019 graduate, now working at Cult Beauty as Junior Copywriter.

Did you know? Just 14% of employers state that specific degree subjects are a selection criterion.

Source: Institute of Student Employers (2019), Inside student recruitment 2019: Findings of the ISE recruitment survey.


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Faculty of Arts

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 8502
email: helen.frost@nottingham.ac.uk