We warmly welcome you to the subject of English Literature. You will be joining a vibrant, lively community of readers, researchers and critics studying literature from the Medieval period to the present day. We offer the following degree schemes in English Literature:
- English Language and Literature : BA Hons : Q302
- English Literature : BA Hons : Q300
- English Literature and History : BA Hons : QV31
- English Literature and Linguistics : BA Hons : QQ13
- English Literature and Philosophy : BA Hons : QV35
- English Literature and Religious Studies : BA Hons : QV36
- English Literature with Creative Writing : BA Hons : Q3W8
- English Literature, Creative Writing and Practice : BA Hons : QW38
- French Studies and English Literature : BA Hons : RQ13
- German Studies and English Literature : BA Hons : RQ23
- Spanish Studies and English Literature : BA Hons : RQ43
Flexible approach to study
Enrich and inform your learning by combining English Literature with other subjects such as History, RE or Philosophy, or specialise further within the subject.
Wide range of modules
We have a wide range of half unit specialist modules – so you can study anything from Shakespeare to Sci-fi, Gothic to Contemporary Literature.
Study abroad & placement year
You can study abroad for a full year and we offer one-term teaching placements in schools and placements in heritage and creative industries, as well as a full-year placement opportunity.
Poetry editor for Faber & Faber, Wine Writer for The Times – just some examples of the careers our students go onto.
Offer you the opportunity to publish your own work and edit work by others. We have four in-house journals run by staff and students.
We have distinguished visiting members of staff who are outstanding in their fields. They teach on our courses and offer seminars.