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English and Creative Writing

English and Creative Writing

We are one of the leading English and Creative Writing departments in the UK and offer an exciting range of innovative undergraduate, postgraduate-taught and research degree programmes. We have strengths in teaching and research in most areas from the medieval period to the present day, including specialisms in creative writing, publishing and digital humanities. Located in beautiful Devon, our students have the opportunity to explore the near-by coastline, beaches and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty during their studies.

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88% of our English research is internationally excellent

*  Based on research rated 4* + 3* in REF 2021, submitted to UoA27 English Language and Literature

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Top 10 in all major UK university league tables for the subject


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Top 100 for English in the QS World University Rankings*

*QS World University Rankings 2023

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Located in a UNESCO City of Literature

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