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.

Undergraduate degrees Postgraduate study 
Research  News and events

Share this page:

Literary Leicester

Current Research Projects

Constructing Scientific Communities



The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh.

Student Awards 2014

Student union awards

We are delighted to congratulate our student Abbi Gore, who was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Student of the Year as well as Student Ambassador of the Year at a ceremony at the Percy Gee Students' Union on 18th June.