Undergraduate Study in the Department of English Literature

Come and study at one of the top 10 universities for English (The Guardian, 2021). You will explore, research and study a wide range of literary specialisms, from Old English to digital cultures, and everything in between.

On-campus open days 15 Oct and 12 Nov - Book your place!
David, BA English student

I love studying English at Birmingham. You are taught new fields of study and apply them to texts to see them in a new light. My favourite is postcolonial criticism, as you see how racial identities are portrayed across time and how they have changed.


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