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

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

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  • 30 June
  • 1 July
  • 15 September
  • 16 September
 
 
 

Latest News

English at Nottingham in the global top 50 subject ranking

Description
School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Sir Francis Hill Postrgraduate Scholarship for 2017 entry

Description
One Sir Francis Hill Scholarship is available for the academic year 2017/18. This award is open to nominations from the Faculties of Social Sciences and Arts. Students with a conditional or an unconditional offer on a PhD research programme at the University of Nottingham, or who are currently in the first year of their PhD are eligible to apply.

Launch of new ibook: Parchment, Paper and Pixels

Description
? Manuscripts and Special Collections launch "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook featuring some of the work of academic staff from the Faculty of Arts.
School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars

Description
School of English staff nominated in 2017 Staff Oscars.

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Events

Poetry Performance Evening: Colin Herd, Iain Morrison, and Vicky Sparrow

Date
29/03/2017
Description
Poetry Performance Evening run by the Nottingham Poetry Series and hosted by Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham city centre. Poetry from Colin Herd, Iain Morrison, and Vicky Sparrow. 29th March 2017, 7pm.

Jon McGregor's Reservoir 13 (4th Estate, 2017) book launch

Date
31/03/2017
Description
Dr Jon McGregor's Reservoir 13 will be launched Friday, 31st of March
Gender and Leadership Communication Workshop

Gender and Leadership Communication Workshop

Date
26/04/2017
Description
Click here to find out more or register to attend.
10th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality SIG Meeting

10th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality SIG Meeting

Date
27/04/2017
Description
This is the 10th meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics Special Interest Group on Language, Gender and Sexuality. In April 2017, the event theme is 'Language, Discrimination and Conflict'

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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