School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

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Study With Us

Our excellence is based on a sense of community, collaboration and the quality of our students.


About the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Newcastle University's School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics is a very successful School with a strong record of excellence in teaching and research. 

  • Academic staff with an international reputation
  • Diverse and creative teaching 
  • High-quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in range of disciplines
  • A welcoming, friendly and aspirational School 

We are united in a desire to see all members of our community enjoy the freedom and opportunity to succeed and this is underpinned by the expertise of our staff. 


What do our students think?

Consistently strong performances in the National Student Survey reflect the excellent quality of our teaching and wealth of opportunities and facilities available to our students.

In the 2016/17 survey, 93% of all our third year students were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their course.

See what else our students had to say in our Student Interviews section.


Study abroad

As an English Literature, Language and Linguistics student at Newcastle you will have the opportunity to study abroad during your degree programme. 

In your second year, you will have a choice of both European and non-European institutions to join for the second semester of Stage 2, with the opportunity to study at universities in Norway, the Netherlands, USA, Australia and more.