"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.
13 February 2020
A £1.7 million project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage launched today.
11 February 2020
Modernist Profiles meets doctoral researcher, Hannah Comer, to explore their research interests, the work they are doing, and exciting developments in the field of modernist studies.
10 February 2020
Professor Michael Dobson asks about a distinguished career in Shakespearean theatre.
05 February 2020
Report on a research talk hosted by the Centre for Modernist Cultures which took place on 31 January 2020 in the Department of English Literature.
24 January 2020
An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that is published annually, both electronically and in print form.
23 January 2020
Bodo Winter has recently published a new book called "Statistics for Linguists: An Introduction Using R" with Routledge University Press.
17 January 2020
Modernist Profiles meets doctoral researcher, Liam Harrison, to explore their research interests, the work they are doing, and exciting developments in the field of modernist studies.
09 January 2020
The Department of English Language and Linguistics is delighted to announce that Dr Gerardo Ortega (ELAL) and Prof Pamela Perniss (University of Cologne) have successfully been awarded an AHRC-DFG grant for their project
06 January 2020
A post from Dr Emma West's Revolutionary Red Tape project blog
02 January 2020
An exhibition and interactive event celebrating identity, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
18 December 2019
Report on a one-day symposium co-hosted by the Centre for Modernist Cultures and King's College London which took place on Monday 16 December 2019 at Bush House, KCL.
17 December 2019
The collection Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture, edited by ELAL academics Viola Wiegand and Michaela Mahlberg, has been published by De Gruyter.
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.