School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

"Welcome to the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies. This is one of the largest schools in the College of Arts and Law, and variety is our watchword. We offer one of the most extensive ranges of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the country. Our research expertise is equally diverse, and we welcome students and researchers from all over the world."
Professor Tom Lockwood, Head of School

Postgraduate study

We encourage creative thinking at Masters and Doctoral levels, via different modes of study.

Research

Links to research centres, department research and our latest research awards.

News

01 December 2022

George Orwell’s Gandhi

Professor Douglas Kerr spoke at the Centre for Modernist Cultures in November on Orwell’s response to the life and politics of anti-colonial campaigner Gandhi.

30 November 2022

Innovation in the arts at Birmingham

Exciting new degree programmes have launched in Law, English and History at the University’s campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.

30 November 2022

Alumna faith leader returns to campus

Alumna Shermara Fletcher (BA Drama and English Literature) was one of the faith leaders who spoke at HM The Queen’s funeral. She reflects on her recent visit.

18 October 2022

Dan Leno’s Mother Goose

Dr Caroline Radcliffe takes a look back at a production staged 120 years ago, starring an earlier Pantomime Dame, Dan Leno.

17 October 2022

Fall in with Shakespeare this Autumn

The Shakespeare Institute, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), is launching its latest short course, Fall in with Shakespeare this month.

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