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About the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

About the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics is a highly successful school with a long and prestigious history. Each year we attract excellent students and staff from around the world.

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics is highly successful with a long and prestigious history. Our staff are internationally recognised for the quality of work they've published and the intellectual contributions they've made.

Our School offers a wide range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in English Literature, Creative Writing, and Linguistics, characterised by diversity and creativity in the classroom, the quality of our teaching, and our commitment to our community. We exist in a single building on Newcastle University's city-centre campus, and are a welcoming, friendly, and aspirational School. We unite in a desire to see all members of our community enjoy the freedom and opportunity to succeed.

Student Success

The successes of former students give us further evidence of the quality of work we do in our School. We know once they graduate, our alumni go on to have successful careers in the arts, business, education, the law, and public service. These professions all require them to draw on the skills, experience, and knowledge gained while studying with us.