1st for Research Environment

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One of the UK's largest English departments, renowned for world-leading research which informs our high quality innovative teaching.

Wolfson Scholarship

The closing date for Wolfson Postgraduate scholarship applications is Tuesday 2nd February 2016 at 17.00. Late applications will not be accepted in any circumstances.

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Top 10 UK University for Linguistics

We are pleased to announce we have been ranked 7th place by The Complete University Guide.

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The Discourse of Reading Groups

Dr Whiteley has a new book out

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We provide research-led teaching across a wide range of subjects. Our students develop a deep understanding of their discipline and learn to think for themselves.

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We have a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative research. Our research interests extend from child language acquisition to Shakespeare, from 12th century texts to contemporary theatre.

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Open Days

See what it's like to study in the School of English at our next open day. Find out more about our undergraduate programmes, and meet staff and students.

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