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 on 16th March and 13th 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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Discover our MA courses

We offer seven distinct MA courses. covering everything from Creative Writing to Applied Linguistics with TESOL. Find out more about our programmes and how to apply.

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Literature of the English Country House

Explore the literature's fascination with the English Country House from Thomas More to Oscar Wilde. Whether you want a taste of studying English at the University of Sheffield, or are fascinated country house literature (or both!), our free online course is for you.

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Our Degrees

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

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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.

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Our Research

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

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