We are recognised as one of the top places to study English in the country with an exceptional reputation for research.

Our research environment has been judged to be the best for English in the country. (REF 2014)

We are a research-intensive School, and research lies at the heart of everything we do. The courses and modules we offer are closely aligned with the research expertise of our staff. We combine world-leading teaching and supervision with top-class facilities and excellent support for our students. Our postgraduates work closely and successfully with renowned academics to pursue research and scholarship across the field of English studies.

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