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English and Comparative Literary Studies

Undergraduate Study

English at Warwick gives you the chance to take an unexpected step. Uncover startling revelations. Awaken your passions.

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 recognise us as one of the top 20 English departments in the world.

Postgraduate Taught

We offer four distinct MA programmes, each one taught by our world-leading faculty and designed to take your intellectual and professional ambitions to the next level.

MA in English Literature

MA in World Literature

MA in Writing

MA in Literary Translation Studies

Postgraduate Research

With a thriving cohort of nearly 50 students working across the full range of literary studies, our department is a great place to pursue your research ambitions.

PhD in English and Comparative Literary Studies

PhD in Translation Studies

PhD in Literary Practice

MPhil in English and Comparative Literary Studies

MA by Research in English and Comparative Literary Studies

Research

Our department was 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).

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.

Some of our current projects include: