The Department of English and Humanities is a great place to study or to pursue your interest in research.
Our research is world-class. In the 2008 national Research Assessment Exercise, we achieved notable success, with 90% of our research being deemed of ‘quality that is recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour’, 35% of which was declared to be ‘world-leading’.
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- Our externally funded research projects
- Staff areas of research interest
- Our active reading and seminar groups
- Our staff pages
- Our research centres
Courses at all levels
Our department has an outstanding reputation for offering imaginative, critical and creative programmes designed and taught by leading academics and practitioners in the field, within a learning environment supportive of the needs of students from a wide range of educational backgrounds.
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- Our wide range of courses
- Why study at Birkbeck?
- Excellent student support
- World-class research resources and research training and support for MPhil/PhD students