The English BA provides the opportunity to study literature from a wide range of periods, genres and countries as well as exploring the history, structure and analysis of the English Language. English can also be combined with creative writing in the two joint degrees English and Creative Writing and English Literature and Creative Writing.


  • Small classes
  • All staff have PhDs and publications
  • Warm, friendly and supportive
  • Stunning Hogwarts-like campus
  • Assessed by 100% coursework
  • Situated in historic Cheltenham
  • Free trips to theatres, festivals and cultural events
  • Practical workshops in communication for leadership including giving inspiring presentations, active listening and visual design

For more information about the course please see the university website

Free online taster course: The Stories We Live By