English at Leicester

Welcome to the home page of the School of English at the University of Leicester

We are committed to teaching a wide spectrum of English studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We have consistently been judged to be excellent in our teaching and our published research. English was one of the University's highest achieving departments in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. 

Why choose us?

You will be taking a course that is both challenging and enjoyable, building on the best traditions of the subject through innovative study techniques.

Our lively and enterprising academic community benefits enormously from the intellectual vibrancy of students who come to us from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds to study at postgraduate level.

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Free one-day conference

Beyond PhD: Post-doctoral Fellowships and Career Development in the Arts and Humanities

Leicester, 19 May 2014

Find out more and register now

Contact Us

School of English,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH.

T: 0116 252 2620
E: english@le.ac.uk

Scholarships available to Masters Degree applicants in the School of English

Award: £2,000 towards the relevant course fee

Start Date: September 2014

Eligibility: UK/EU and International Applicants

Closing Date: 31 May 2014

Masters Excellence Studentships

Graduating Students

£5,500 towards tuition fees and a stipend worth £6,750

Available to students applying for a Masters degree in an arts, humanities or law subject, starting in 2014.

Deadline: 31 May 2014

Now is the Winter: Competition for Schools and Colleges

Now is the Winter

 A competition for young people to explore the interpretation of Shakespeare’s famous Richard III soliloquy through performance