UCL English


UCL English

The varied syllabus of the UCL English Department, with its shared emphasis on traditional literary skills and modern thought, has been one of the most enduring and highly regarded in Britain.

UCL English students follow undergraduate programmes leading to BA English, BA Latin and English, BA Greek and English and BA Modern Language Plus degrees, and MA programmes in English Linguistics and Issues in Modern Culture. The Department also offers MPhil/PhD supervision in a wide range of topics.

UCL Undergraduate students


The student of English at UCL benefits immensely from his or her interaction with a faculty of exceptional quality and the unique cultural fabric of London.

Our Undergraduate programmes

  • BA English
  • BA Modern Language Plus (English and a Modern Language)
  • BA Latin and English
  • BA Greek and English
Graduate student


We run several taught-course MA programmes and accept a number of PhD students each year who carry out research in English Language and Literature.

Our Postgraduate programmes

  • MA in English:  Issues in Modern Culture
  • MA in English Linguistics
  • MA Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • MA Early Modern Studies
PhD Student

Graduate (Research)

Graduate students from the Department have an excellent record of securing full-time posts in British institutions of higher education.

Our MPhil and PhD progamme

  • MPhil/PhD in English Literature and Language