The School of English is a thriving research community conducting research in English Language, Linguistics and Literature from the Middle Ages to the present.
Cultivating a thriving environment for outstanding practitioners and researchers in creative writing.Find out more
Developing innovative approaches to the study of language in all its forms.Find out more
Researching English Literature and Drama from the Middle Ages to the present.Find out more
The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. Find out more about opportunities in English below.
Ready to make an exciting contribution to knowledge? Find out more about doing a PhD in English at BCU. PhD OpportunitiesFind out more
Our staff are active researchers at the highest level, producing world-leading publications and engaging in international collaborations across the discipline.Find out more
Have any questions about doing a PhD in the School of English? Contact the Doctoral Research College to find out more.