"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
Delivering high quality programmes underpinned by inter-professional learning.
We encourage creative thinking at Masters and Doctoral levels, via different modes of study.
Links to research centres, department research and our latest research awards.
09 May 2022
Adult learners with Birmingham Adult Education Service attended a series of events hosted by Birmingham Stories to celebrate National Shakespeare Day.
04 May 2022
Professor Tiffany Stern talked to Fox TV about how the weather helped illustrate the good, the evil and inner turmoil of Shakespeare’s characters.
22 April 2022
PhD Shakespeare Studies student Isaac Chong provides five reasons why studying at the Shakespeare Institute could be your perfect next step.
14 April 2022
Dr Rose Whyman and Professor Graham Saunders presented at SERIOUS ABOUT COMEDY
11 April 2022
Christi, a final year BA English and Creative Writing student, shares her work experience throughout university.
08 April 2022
MA Shakespeare and Creativity student Paige Calvert tells us more about the recent Directing Workshop and what she gained from the session.
MA TESOL student Dimitrios Tsampallas provides five reasons why studying for a Masters in English Language and Linguistics could be your perfect next step.
06 April 2022
MA Shakespeare and Creativity student Chloe Otterson tells us more about the recent Writing Workshop and what she gained from the session.
21 March 2022
The University of Birmingham and Birmingham Rep will be joined various comedy stars and many others to launch a unique collaboration.
World Water Day is about “taking action to tackle the global water crisis” . Raising awareness is crucial for taking action.
14 February 2022
Ella Hawkins's art history cookies mimic her favourite designs and period costumes.
02 February 2022
MA Shakespeare and Creativity students from the Shakespeare Institute performed in Stratford as part of their postgraduate Shakespeare in Society Module.
More forthcoming events
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.