School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Undergraduate English Literature


English Literature at Newcastle is grounded on the research experience of our staff, quality of our degrees and excellence of our students.

Studying English Literature

In this friendly and dynamic community, staff and students work together on degrees with a flexible approach. Our undergraduate degrees include a wide range of options and extensive historical coverage.

Our aim is to deepen your knowledge of literary texts and give you a firm foundation in the critical and theoretical skills needed to analyse them.

We offer single honours degrees in:

 We offer joint honours degrees in conjunction with the School of History, Classics and Archaeology:

There are opportunities to:

  • practise creative writing and theatre
  • make films
  • join a work placement