School of English
   
   
  

Welcome to the School of English

We offer a unique combination of English disciplines, including:

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

Alongside a large and diverse range of module options, our students also benefit from our 'Write, create, perform' opportunities, including writing for the Nottingham New Theatre, getting involved in the school journal, or seeing your name in print in one of the many student publications.

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Our courses

 
 
 

Latest news

Globalise your degree course

Description
Students can diversify their degree course by choosing a language module for credits. We offer 10 credit modules in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. The levels range from Stage 1 (complete beginners) to Stage 6 (near native speaker competence). It is possible to improve existing skills or start a new language.
Prof Louise Mullany: Misogyny is a hate crime, and calling it by its name has immediately helped to make women's lives better

Prof Louise Mullany: Misogyny is a hate crime, and calling it by its name has immediately helped to make women's lives better

Description
Professor Louise Mullany's research making a positive difference in our society. Read the full article here.

Golden Years

Description
The heritage lottery-funded project 'Our Theatre Royal: its stories, people and heritage' helped the theatre to develop a new volunteer- led approach to researching its history and create a digital archive. Read more here.

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Upcoming events

Vikings in the East Midlands: Forging relationships, forming identities - the exhibition

Date
11/06/2019 - 30/09/2019
Description
A student-curated exhibition exploring the Viking Age in the East Midlands through museum-quality reproductions of artefacts mainly originating in the region..
Roddy Doyle & The Letters Page

Roddy Doyle & The Letters Page

Date
15/10/2019
Description
The Letters Page and the University of Nottingham present:The launch of The Letters Page, Vol. 4. To celebrate, we are delighted to welcome the award-winning novelist and screenwriter Roddy Doyle to Nottingham who will be talking about his life and writing career, as well as reading from his latest work. He will be joined on stage by our very own Professor Jon McGregor, writer-in-residence and editor of The Letters Page.

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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