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.


Find out what our students had to say about their experience at Sheffield in the latest National Student Survey.

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Announcing the 2016 Inaugural Lydia Symposium

Dr Valerie Hobbs will be speaking at the inaugural Lydia Symposium, to be held 16-17 September, 2016 at Greystone Theological Institute in Coraopolis, PA.

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PG Loans

If you plan to take a postgraduate masters course from 1 August 2016, you may be able to get a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000 to help with course fees and living costs.

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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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