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Learn from the best: Our teachers in English language, literature, creative writing and drama are published authors and leading researchers.

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Rhiannon Fidler

Deciding your future

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Open Days 2016

Undergraduate Open Day
Saturday 8 October, 9am -3pm

Visit us and discover just what we have to offer. Learn more about our courses and see our facilities.

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English Degree Courses

The School of English at Birmingham City University is well-reputed for its high quality of teaching, wide range of courses for undergraduates and postgraduates, and its world-leading research.

Students have access to excellent learning facilities and resources, directly benefiting from our first-class research.

Greg Leadbetter

Outstanding NSS, REF and DLHE results

School of English students gave their school a first-class rating in the 2016 National Student Survey.

In a School where teaching is informed by the world-leading research undertaken by our staff, these results add to the School’s performance in REF2014 and the DLHE survey, which show that 95 per cent of our students are in work or full-time study six months after graduating.

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