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.

The secret life of servants at the 'real life Downton Abbey'

Three of our PhD students have been researching previously untouched areas of the Chatsworth House archive to uncover new insights into the lives of servants and staff.

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Literature of the English Country House

Join our experts as they trace the 450 year history of literature's fascination the English country house.

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Studying English at Sheffield

Dr Amber Regis introduces the rich variety of topics on our undergraduate degrees.

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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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