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
- 30 June
- 1 July
- 15 September
- 16 September
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
- Enrolment takes place from Monday 26 September to Wednesday 28 September: precise dates dependent on which modules you wish to study.
- Professor Jon McGregor recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's Open Book, talking to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel Reservoir 13.
- Emily Talbut tells us about her experience as a Shadow Writer for the national literacy charity, First Story. Emily is a second year English with Creative Writing student.
- School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
- 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.
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- ?Matt Welton is taking part in the Nottingham Poetry Festival.
- 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'
- The Centre for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Churchwell to the University of Nottingham to speak on the value of literature to today's society and to reflect on the ambitions of UNESCO 70 years on from when it was first established.
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