Who we are
Our teaching is informed by a broad range of research interests, and the quality of our programmes is reflected in the results of significant reviews and surveys. We have been rated as a top ten English department in the UK for our Research (REF 2014)
Teaching quality of English at Southampton received 96% in the latest National Student Survey 2014.
We offer a friendly, lively, and supportive intellectual environment, effective training in research skills, and high-quality research resources.
With a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to our work, we are active in terms of research, publication, academic conferences and symposia. In the 2014 REF 96% of research produced by the English department was recognised to be of international quality.
Call for Papers
Chawton House Library Visiting Fellowships 2015-16 are now open
Faculty of Humanities 2015-16 Postgraduate funding
The University of Southampton is one of 24 members of the Russell Group - institutions which have distinguished themselves as research-led universities of international quality, and which are committed to the provision of teaching in a research-led environment.