English at Warwick gives you the chance to take an unexpected step. Uncover startling revelations. Awaken your passions.
We are consistently ranked as one of the top places to study: both the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University league tables place us in the top 20 for 2019; and the 2019 QS World University rankings recognise us as one of the top 20 English departments in the world for the third year running.
We offer six distinct MA programmes, each one taught by our world-leading faculty and designed to take your intellectual and professional ambitions to the next level.
MA in Critical and Cultural Theory (new for 2019)
MA in English and Drama (new for 2019)
With a thriving cohort of nearly 50 students working across the full range of literary studies, our department is a great place to pursue your research ambitions.
Our department was ranked 1st in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014 REF), and the QS World Subject Rankings (2019) place us in the top 20 English departments in the world. We remain 1st for Creative Writing in the Times/Sunday Times league table (2017).
With over 40 research-active members of staff and around 50 research students, our department is home to a thriving research culture across the full range of literary and cultural studies.
Some of our current projects include:
- Feminist Dissent
- Critical Environments
- WREC (Warwick Research Collective): Materialist Studies in World Literature
- World Literature and Commodity Frontiers: The Ecology of the 'Long' Twentieth Century
- Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain
- William Jones: Oriental Poetry, Latin Scholarship and the European Enlightenment
- The Correspondence of Isaac Casaubon