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English and Comparative Literary Studies


With over 40 research-active members of staff and around 50 research students, our department is home to a thriving research culture across the full range of literary and cultural studies. We were ranked 1st in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014 REF), and the QS World Subject Rankings (2017) place us in the top 20 English departments in the world. We remain 1st for Creative Writing in the Times/Sunday Times league table (2017).

Some of our projects include:

Applying to study

Warwick offers some of the most diverse, flexible, and exciting English degrees in the country. We are consistently ranked as one of the top places to study: both the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University league tables place us in the top 10 for 2017, while the most recent QS World University rankings recognises us as one of the top 20 English departments in the world.



What's it like to study English at Warwick?