Undergraduate study

World-leading research, an active student community and a diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world's most exciting places to study English. We offer a mix of single and dual honours BA courses covering English literature, language, linguistics and theatre.

Why study English?

Study and The School of English

Student research

Your career

The academic aptitude and personal skills that you develop on your course will make you highly prized by employers, whatever your chosen career path after university.

Careers after graduation

Free taster course

Get a taste of University study and build your literary analysis skills with our free online course, Literature of the English Country House. 

Free taster course

Visit us

Want to find out more about studying English at the University of Sheffield? Come and see us at one of our upcoming open days on 22 June or 6 July.

Open days