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 Josephine Guy
Head of School

 

Latest News

English students Anni Bailey and Chrissie Quilty Receive Vice Chancellor's Medal

English students Anni Bailey and Chrissie Quilty Receive Vice Chancellor's Medal

Description
Recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Medal 2017 — an accolade recognising exceptional achievements by staff or students have been announced!
School of English Students Win prizes for Nottingham Advantage Award

School of English Students Win prizes for Nottingham Advantage Award

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Two of our students win prizes for Nottingham Advantage Award - read more!
Summer School 2017

Summer School 2017

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Thank you to our delightful distant learners for attending our Summer School.
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.
Professor Ronald Carter Receives ELTon Innovation Award

Professor Ronald Carter Receives ELTon Innovation Award

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Professor Ronald Carter was recently honoured with a prestigious ELTon Innovation Award.

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Events

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Date
11 - 13/09/2017
Description
Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was one of the twentieth century's most innovative and most controversial avant-garde painters, writers, and theorists. This conference will mark the 60th anniversary of Lewis's death and is intended to be a scholarly celebration of his work.
Open Day - 15 September 2017

Open Day - 15 September 2017

Date
15/09/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
Open Day - 16 September 2017

Open Day - 16 September 2017

Date
16/09/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.

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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