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 UK and world rankings:

  • 7th for English in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015
  • In the world top 50 for English Literature, Language and Linguistics (QS World University Rankings 2014)
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)

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 Josephine Guy
Head of School



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