School of English

REF 2021: School of English places Top 10 for Research into English Language and Literature

The School is delighted to have retained its place in the top 10 universities for English. Our exceptionally diverse research into Drama and Creative Writing, English Language and Applied Linguistics, English Literature and Medieval Studies has placed 10th for GPA among 92 universities and 7th in the Russell Group.

The School placed highly on all three main criteria of assessment. 63% of our research was ranked as ‘world leading’ and a further 30% as ‘internationally excellent’.

This result recognises the outstanding expertise and commitment to excellence across the school, and is a measure of the research and engagement partnerships we have developed nationally and internationally.

Find out more about our REF 2021 rankings

Posted on Thursday 12th May 2022

School of English

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