The analysis of some of the most important works of literature ever written, and an opportunity to discover your own voice, in the company of inspiring and world-leading academics. Part of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

We pride ourselves on providing the best quality teaching and support for our students. Our staff have a real commitment and enthusiasm for the subject, which is evident in our ground-breaking research and the accolades we receive.

Dr Wim Van Mierlo Programme Leader for English
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Staff and student research in English is enormously varied and spans the full range of the discipline, from Medieval and Early Modern all the way through to the Contemporary and Digital. As well as spanning centuries, our work crosses continents and disciplines, which enables us to offer breadth and depth of expertise to students, local communities, and the wider world.

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Our staff are recognised nationally and internationally for the depth and breadth of their research, which transcends disciplinary boundaries and translates into engaging and innovative teaching.