Creative, Critical, Civic-minded, & Collaborative

The School of English contains four distinct UG degree programmes. Together, we form a community that is unique in the world in its breadth and depth of study of the English language.

Got an offer from Sheffield? Book your place on an open day

We'll be having open days for our offer holders in February, March and April 2019. Come along and meet our staff and students, discover the School of English and get a taste for university life with a sample teaching session.

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Doctor Who Film

A time traveller's guide to Sheffield

Take a trip through time with two of our awesome students and see how Sheffield has been captured on camera throughout history, from the silent cinema of the past to a nightmarish dystopian future...

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New light on crucial role of American soldiers in the First World War

A selection of images providing insight into America's involvement in WWI are to be shown as part of an exhibition in Houston, Texas, having been published by the School of English's Dr Jonathan Rayner.

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Our Degrees

Each of our taught degree programmes train students to be independent thinkers and researchers.

Undergraduate programmes> Masters programmes>
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Our Community

Interact with students and researchers in a different area of study to get a new and unexpected perspective on English.

People> Public Activities>
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Our Research

Join a thriving interdisciplinary community of researchers and students studying English in all its forms.

PhD Studies> Ongoing research > Research Facilities>
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