The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s oldest, largest and most dynamic centres for the study of English literature.
The latest Research Assessment Exercise rated us in the UK’s top 10 for the quality of our research. We achieved 93% satisfaction levels in the 2012 National Student Survey, and were rated as outstanding in the most recent Teaching and Learning Assessment.
English Literature places research-led student teaching at the heart of its mission. If you study with us, you can explore all aspects of literature in English from the medieval period onwards, benefitting from the staff’s expertise in a wide range of areas. Our interests include American, Irish and postcolonial literatures, as well as the relationship between literature and politics, gender and sexuality, philosophy, science, medicine and visual culture.
Our creative writing programme, based in the Edwin Morgan Centre of Creative Writing, is renowned both in the UK and internationally.
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