UCL English


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UCL English

Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, London, the UCL English Department is perfectly situated for students wishing to immerse themselves in a highly-regarded and varied syllabus that combines traditional literary skills and modern thought.

UCL’s English Department has, throughout its history, been a pioneer in the study of English language and English literature, from Old English to current literature.

Our staff demonstrate a wide breadth of expertise across many literary periods and topics, as well as in language, both its history and its modern forms.

UCL Undergraduate students


Choose from one of our four BA Programmes, including our highly regarded BA English.

Graduate student

Postgraduate Taught

Develop advanced knowledge and skills on one of our MA Programmes.

PhD Student

Graduate (Research)

Our MPhil and PhD students are highly valued by employers for their research skills.