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The English Department at Royal Holloway is comprised of a world-class staff of award-winning researchers, authors, and poets. We are ranked 2nd in the UK for research environment (REF, 2014) and Top 5 in the UK for creative writing (Complete University Guide, 2019). In addition to our top-rated faculty and resources, our graduates are thriving: we rank 1st in London for highest-earning English graduates (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2017), with 93% of our graduates employed or going on to further study within six months of graduation (DHLE, 2017).

Offering expertise across the full chronological and specialist range of English literary study, the department has forged a reputation as one of the most dynamic departments of English in the country.

We currently offer a Single Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees, Master of Arts degrees in a range of theoretical and practical subjects, Doctor of Philosophy degrees, and a Practice-based PhD. Select your degree from the tiles below for more information, or browse our courses by clicking the link below.

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