Pursue your passion for English Literature, inspired by experts at the forefront of world-leading research.
English Literature at Cardiff is taught by staff with an international reputation for innovative and influential research. Our passion for the subject and the strength and range of our scholarship enable us to offer a degree which is:
- Inclusive. We teach across the whole chronological span of English Literature, from Middle English to texts of the twenty-first century. We offer modules in a range of critical approaches, from editorial and textual studies to the latest advances in critical theory. Our textual range encompasses drama, film studies, contemporary women’s writing, queer textualities, material culture, and archives. We are intrigued by the connections between literature and popular culture and literature and theory, and our teaching reflects these interests.
- Challenging. Staff offer modules in their areas of research expertise. This means that you will engage with new, up-to-date ideas that are helping to shape and define the future of the discipline.
- Supportive. The core modules in Research Methods and Communication will allow you to practise and perfect a range of core professional research and communication skills that will assist you on the course and beyond.
- Diverse. A wide range of optional modules gives you the freedom to develop critical and textual specialisms, grounded in flexible research pathways.