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:

  • 7th for English in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • 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)

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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School of English

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

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
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