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Leeds Trinity's English courses will immerse you in the glorious history and traditions of English literature. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the contemporary literary scene and take part in valuable professional work experience.

Our flexible course programme explores literature and language from the Middle Ages through to the present day, and can be studied either as a Single Honours or as part of the English and Writing Single Honours BA. Or you can combine it with Media Studies, History, or Film Studies, equipping you with the necessary skills to achieve your career ambitions. As well as academic study, you will be able to put your studies to work, gaining practical workplace experience with our professional placements scheme.

Our committed and energetic lecturers have years of academic and research experience behind them, their areas of expertise range from Chaucer to Rushdie, Arthurian legend to the Great American Novel, and they’ll do all they can to help you make the most of your time at Leeds Trinity. Find out what our students say about us by clicking here.

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 Undergraduate Degrees



From the Middle Ages to modern times, from Yorkshire to the world, the English language is constantly changing, both reflecting and shaping thought and culture. The undergraduate Degree in English at Leeds Trinity invites you to explore this rich language and its literary heritage. Find out more about our degree in English

English and Film Studies

A flexible course that combines the very best bits of our English and Film studies degrees and includes work experience in the film industry. Find out more about our degree in English and Film Studies

English and Journalism

Considering journalism as a career, but want to indulge your passion for English? You don't have to compromise with our English and Journalism degree! Find out more about our degree in English and Journalism

English and Media Joint Honours

Flexibility, technical innovation, great lecturers, work experience in the media and the some of the finest books known to humanity… what a combination! Find out more about our degree in English and Media  

English and Writing BA Single Honours

The combination of studying the glorious history of English literature and learning how to write for publication and pleasure make this a perfect choice for aspiring writers. Find out more about our degree in English and Writing





 Postgraduate Degrees


Victorian Studies

The MA in Victorian Studies offers postgraduate students a uniquely flexible, wide ranging and affordable opportunity to study the Victorian period. Find out more about the MA in Victorian Studies

MA Creative Writing

The MA aims to develop your writing skills in either prose or poetry. In addition, it aims to foster the ability to read as a writer and to address salient issues pertaining to writing as a profession. Find out more about the MA in Creative Writing

PhD Study

Supervision of Doctoral Research Students: we have a flourishing research culture and are able to supervise doctoral research in a wide range of topics from the Middle Ages to modern literature. See our staff profiles for more information on our research


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