Why choose Loughborough?
Our excellent reputation
We’re ranked 8th in the UK for English (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
With 98% student satisfaction (NSS 2019), we are proud that our English courses are ranked 4th in the UK for student experience in English (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
You'll have the opportunity to complete a year on professional placement after the second year of your English degree, allowing you to gain valuable experience in the workplace. Our graduates are highly employable: 97% of our recent graduates find work or further study within 6 months (DLHE 2017) and we are ranked 4th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in English (Complete University Guide 2021).
Hear from our students
Let our students tell you in their own words why studying English at University is a great choice, and hear one of our creative writing students reading her work.
Our world renowned research at Loughborough feeds directly into our award winning teaching. You will be taught by inspiring English lecturers who are passionate about their areas of research and use their expertise to enrich their undergraduate teaching.