Studying Here and Applying

To help you make the most of your time at University and make the right choice about your career, we offer advice and support throughout your time here.

If you're an international student and want to find out more about coming to study here, you can find advice on the University's International guide.

For any other queries, please contact the School of English on +44 (0)121 331 7396 or

Which course?

Single honours? Joint honours? Major or minor courses? We explain all.
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Open Days

Find out when our next open day is and book your place there!
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How to apply

Our guide to applying for an undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree.
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Erasmus schemes

How to study for a semester or a year abroad at one of our partner institutions.
Erasmus Schemes >>

Creative writing

Download short stories, poetry, scripts and critical analysis by past students.
Download creative writing>>

Student experiences - hip hop Shakespeare with the Sonnet Man

English and Drama students recently had the chance to work alongside the Sonnet Man, a US rap artist who delivers Shakespeare’s sonnets set to hip hop beats.

Emma Blyth, a second year student, said: “The Sonnet Man was able to create in me even more admiration for Shakespeare’s work."

More about Sonnet Man's visit