Undergraduate study in English Literature


By studying English at Birmingham, you will be joining a leading community of undergraduates, postgraduates and academic staff.

In your teaching, you will benefit from the department’s place at the centre of the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies, including the Shakespeare Institute, with its close connections to the Royal Shakespeare Company. 

English can be studied at Birmingham in a number of ways: as a Single Honours degree, as one half of a Joint Honours degree, and as a component of some Major-Minor combinations. Find out more about our innovative degree courses by clicking on the links below.

English undergraduate open day talks

Dr Daniel Moore delivers the 2014 undergraduate open day talk on studying English Literature at Birmingham.

Dr Luke Kennard introduces the BA English with Creative Writing course at the University of Birmingham undergraduate open day 2015.