Here are some of the writing jobs Sussex graduates have obtained shortly after graduating
Entry level job titles in this sector can include
Here are some Sussex Graduates who have had successful careers in this sector
Some students manage to have success with writing before they graduate for instance Stephanie Fox is a Sussex student who has published two books while studying
Studied: English Literature
McEwan did a creative writing MA after his course at Sussex. His first published work came out in 1975 and he has been producing a steady amount of work since then.
Gregory came to university to do English, but transferred to History. She feels that the research she does on each book is similar to what she would do in her BA.
She went on to work for BBC radio before doing a doctorate in 18th century literature. Her first novel came out in 1987.
Studied: English and Media Studies
After graduating Sarra Manning spent three years as a freelance writer before getting a staff job on Just Seventeen magazine, she went on to edit magazines such as Elle Girl.
She has written three adult novels, and twelve young adult novels