English Language and English Literature

Welcome to the Department of English Language and Literature

The Department of English Language and Literature has been ranked 7th in the UK by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 and is in the top 200 in QS World Rankings for 2014. It offers you a friendly environment at one of the best campus locations in the whole of the UK. English Language and TESOL extends your understanding of the English language and communication. English Literature covers the entire range of the subject, from Beowulf to postmodern fiction and Creative Writing is taught by a team of experienced and internationally acclaimed writers.  We emphasize choice and diversity in our degree schemes, as well as the development of the key critical and communication skills valued by employers.