English

We offer a unique, exciting, and ambitious range of English courses taught by internationally leading scholars, teachers, and researchers.

Why choose English at Loughborough?

We offer a variety of outstanding courses, each designed to inspire talented individuals with the drive and determination to succeed.

We provide a rich palette of opportunities to enhance your existing skills, including access to our multi-million-pound facilities, teaching from research-active staff, contact with prominent contemporary industry links and superb entrepreneurial support.

Our English courses all have a unique focus...

The English courses at Loughborough University explore culture and communication in context, developing in our students a critical approach to both literary histories and contemporary literatures and theories. The English courses are designed to have a strong central focus on English literatures and language, yet enable students to explore more interdisciplinary, comparative aspects of the field, such as American literary and visual cultures, creative writing and film..

You'll have the opportunity to go on a professional placement year

We have strong links with the creative industries and cultural sector, which help our students secure year-long and flexible work placements in the UK and internationally. These placements offer an invaluable opportunity to advance your skills and apply your knowledge to a working environment.

Our graduates have an impressive employment rate

Over 97% of our recent graduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating. Our students develop excellent transferable skills across the range of topics studied on our courses and because of the diversity of teaching methods we use.

You'll be able to access lots of great facilities

Students on our English courses will have access to our state-of-the-art facilities, which provide industry-standard production possibilities and an unparalleled level of professional training.

The School offers great teaching spaces and venues for visiting lectures, readings and workshops by creative writers, as well as excellent audio-visual resources for film screenings.