English and Creative Writing ranked top 20 and 5th in the UK
Now 5th in the UK for Creative Writing and firmly in the top 20 for English overall, we're proud of our strong trajectory up the rankings in The Guardian league tables 2020, The Times Good University Guide 2019, and The Complete University Guide 2019.
Royal Holloway's creative writers in The Sunday Times List
Prof Markovits and alumna, Dr Perry, both feature in the The Sunday Times '100 21st-century novels to love' list!
in London for highest earning English graduates, and 7th in the UK overall.
Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2017 median earnings after five years
in the UK for Creative Writing.
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
of our English graduates are employed or go onto further study within six months of graduating.
Source: DLHE, 2017
Seven staff members are Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature
Source: Royal Holloway Department of English