School of English

Welcome to the School of English

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.

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Undergraduate courses

Two students in a postgraduate seminar

Postgraduate taught courses

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Postgraduate research courses

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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.

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School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900