The School of English was one of the first departments to be established when the University was formally opened (as The Nottingham University College) in June 1881. The School is located in the Trent Building, University Park Campus.
The School of English has a range of Undergraduate, Masters and Distance Learning courses and opportunities for postgraduate research in the following areas:
Please see our Teaching and Learning webpages for information about our innovative and wide-ranging teaching.
All staff are research-active and involved in advanced teaching and supervision, with many academic staff being internationally renowned authorities in their fields.
Read more about our research projects, expertise and centres and institute.
The School has students from all over the world including international and exchange students from Spain, Italy, Germany, the USA, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Brazil and across the Middle East.
The School has an international reputation, and has attracted staff from across Europe, North America and the UK - we can promise that you will be taught by some interesting people. Teaching on final-year undergraduate modules and Masters courses is informed by the research interests of staff members. Our staff webpages have more information about our staff and areas of teaching and research expertise.
The School offers a very supportive environment for students, with a well-established personal tutor system. The School has a Senior Tutor, who co-ordinates the personal tutor system and Undergraduate and Postgraduate Learning Community Forums.
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The School of English is delighted to have retained its place in the top 10 universities for research into English.
Its ranking of 9th by 'research power' is particularly pleasing, as it recognizes the strength and depth of research excellence that exists right across the School, and over an exceptionally diverse range of subjects. Read more...
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