School of English

Welcome to the School of English

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Our students benefit from a large and diverse range of optional modules, from areas including:

  • English Language and Applied Linguistics
  • Drama and Performance
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature, 1500 to the Present
  • Medieval Language and Literature

You can also get creative with our Write, create, perform opportunities, from acting at the Nottingham New Theatre, to writing for one of the student magazines.

A group of students browsing in Blackwell's bookshop

Undergraduate courses

Two students in a postgraduate seminar

Postgraduate taught courses

A bookshelf full of books

Postgraduate research courses

A distance learning student working on a laptop

Postgraduate distance learning


View our range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses

From Effective Communication in the Workplace, to Business Communication on a Global Stage, our range of 10-credit modules can help you achieve your career goals.

Read our Words on Words blog

Find out about life in the School of English.  



Upcoming events

Created Identities

Created Identities

An interdisciplinary virtual conference on the nature of identity in historical and contemporary societies running online through Microsoft Teams.

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