Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.
Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Clearing Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.
The School of English encompasses the study of language, literature, drama and creative writing, enriching our understanding of the subject and its place in the world around us. You’ll be taught by highly-skilled scholars who will develop and enhance your critical thinking and analytical skills. We are a creative community where each individual is empowered to shape their learning and research in thought-provoking ways.
Head of Birmingham Institute of Media and English
Hear from Sarah, lecturer and researcher in feminism and science fiction. Sarah describes what it's really like to be an English student here at BCU. She also shares everything you need to know about the courses on offer, to what and how you’ll be taught, plus our amazing placement opportunities and the many exciting career paths you can choose.
See our facilities
The Curzon Building, City Centre Campus
Explore our Curzon building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and we are proud to show you around.See English course facilities
Staff profile: Joe Anderton
Dr Joe Anderton is the Course Director of our undergraduate English courses. We caught up with him to find out more about why he thinks it's important to study a degree, why Birmingham is a good place to study and what students can do to help prepare for their chosen course.Meet Joe
Five reasons why you should study English in Birmingham
Do you want to find out how our courses will give you the opportunity to work on exciting projects and colloborate with our industry links? Then look no further!Learn more
Talk to us on Facebook
Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for English is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.Join the group