School of English
   
   
  

English: learning, teaching, research

We have a first-rate, international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, as demonstrated by our School's current rankings:

  • 6th for English in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • 7th for English in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • 6th for Creative Writing in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)
  • 49th in the QS World University rankings for English Language and Literature
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We offer a unique combination of English disciplines, including literature from the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods to the present day, English language from its origins to contemporary and applied contexts, drama and performance, and creative writing.

Professor Svenja Adolphs
Head of School

 

Latest News

MA Creative Writing Graduate Chris McLoughlin shortlisted for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

MA Creative Writing Graduate Chris McLoughlin shortlisted for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

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MA Creative Writing Graduate shortlisted for the Nottingham Young Poet Laureate
English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

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University of Nottingham graduates earn above average salaries according to new data.

Faculty Modern Foreign Language funding

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Grants are now available for Faculty of Arts research students who need to learn a modern foreign language through the Language Centre.
New students starting in September 2017

New students starting in September 2017

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Congratulations to all our new students who will be joining us at the School of English this year! Here's what to next expect...

Lord Dearing Award winners

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Congratulations to all the Lord Dearing Award winners in the Faculty!• Liz Evans, Film and Television Studies• Manuel Lagares, Spanish teaching• Mark Jago, Philosophy• Year abroad team, CLAS

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Events

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: New Additions to the DH Lawrence Collections

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: New Additions to the DH Lawrence Collections

Date
28/09/2017
Description
Talk by Dr Andrew Harrison on the new additions to the DH Lawrence Collections.
The Letters Page, Vol. 2 launch

The Letters Page, Vol. 2 launch

Date
05/10/2017
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Vol.2 of The Letters Page continues a celebration of the printed object which we started with Vol 1's boxed set of letters...
Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Date
26/10/2017
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Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape
Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Date
16/11/2017
Description
Talk by Dr Adam Rounce: Castrating Rochester: John Wilmot's Manuscript Poetry

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School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: english-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk