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Studying English at Southampton means choosing your own path through the rich history and flourishing contemporary life of English literature. Our broad range of innovative modules, each designed and taught by specialist scholars, will allow you to pursue your own interests whilst guiding you towards an holistic understanding of your discipline and equipping you with the intellectual tools you will need for life beyond university. A degree from this highly rated Russell Group university will challenge you to understand the ways in which other cultures and eras have thought, and will enable you to contribute to the thought and culture of the present, whether through journalism, politics, business, academia, teaching, creative practice, or more.

Applicant Days

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Open Days

Open Days

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Academic Staff

Our Academics

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Events in English

News & Events

Find out what's happening in English, including the latest news and forthcoming events and research seminars.

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