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We have a first-rate, international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, as demonstrated by our School's current rankings:

  • 11th for English and 6th for Creative Writing in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
  • 6th for English in The Telegraph's top 10 UK universities
  • 13th for English and 8th for Creative Writing in The Complete University Guide 2020
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)
  • 48th for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings 2019

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 Svenja Adolphs
Head of School

 

Latest News

Are you exam ready?

Are you exam ready?

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Tips and support if you're taking exams
Review: The English Showcase 2019

Review: The English Showcase 2019

Description
A review by Dr Lucie Sutherland of the highly successful student conference, The English Showcase which took place on Wednesday 10th April 2019.
A gathering in memory of Professor Ronald Carter in Kyoto

A gathering in memory of Professor Ronald Carter in Kyoto

Description
A gathering in memory of Professor Ronald Carter takes place in Kyoto.

New funding for Masters degrees

Description
Midlands4Cities Nottingham funding for students starting in September 2019. Eligibility: All of Arts and Humanities. Selected themes in Law, Politics and Geography. Application deadline: Thursday 2 May 2019.

CSVA in Bergen 2019

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CSVA on tour.

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Events

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Gothic Haunting

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Gothic Haunting

Date
05/06/2019
Description
Lunchtime talks - a series of free talks to accompany the exhibition will be held at the Djanogly Theatre.
Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Gallery Tour

Romantic Facts and Fantasies: Gallery Tour

Date
05/06/2019
Description
Weston Gallery | FREE | advance booking required
Resilience and the Future Machine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Resilience and the Future Machine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Date
13/06/2019
Description
A half-day workshop exploring interdisciplinary approaches to resilience across the Arts and Humanities. Sign-up to attend!

Radical Electric Teaching: A Conference and Showcase

Date
22 - 23/06/2019
Description
Future innovations in teaching and learning will evolve where new thinking in teaching, new approaches to curriculum design and management, and new technology come together in alignment. This two-day conference brings together university teachers and educators, learning technologists, practitioners and students to share the concepts, practices and technical applications that will form the educational settings of the future.
Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations

Date
02/07/2019
Description
Lunchtime talks - a series of free talks to accompany the exhibition will be held at the Djanogly Theatre.

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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