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Are you an Offerholder with questions or in need of information? We're always on hand to help. Scroll down to find out more about your degree, the university and how to get in touch.

"Welcome to Newcastle University School of English! As a final year student, I have found here not just a degree, but a community that fuelled my passion and shaped my future. Be excited for your journey ahead!"

Jade Woods, Chair of the UG Student-Staff Committee

Welcome to the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University.

We are delighted that you have applied to study with us. We hope you have been able to book onto an in-person Offerholder Day. 

If you have questions not answered below, please get in touch with:

  •  Dr Ruth Connolly (for Literature, Literature with Creative Writing and Literature and History);
  •  Dr Rory Turnbull (for Language, Linguistics and Linguistics with a Modern Language);
  •  Meg Holtom (for general queries and student life).

We can email you back or book a Zoom call. We’d love to hear from you.

You can also follow our student-run Instagram (ncl_english), our Careers blog, or read our regular newsletter.     

Students have also expressed interest in learning more about the modules. Here is an indicative Offerholder Module List 2024 (PDF, 154k) with some information about assessments and texts taught in first, second and third year. It covers modules for English Literature, Literature with Creative Writing and also includes a list of current History modules for students taking Literature and History

Most importantly, we wish you the best of luck in your coursework and exams.