Build on your love of language and literature by exploring English across different cultures, societies and historical periods
With the latest ideas from our expert researchers, and the real-life application on field trips and work-related projects, you’ll discover how you can help solve some of society’s biggest challenges. We’re Top 4 in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023 – English).
On this page you’ll find course presentations from our English academics, 360 tours of our facilities, videos and features to give you an insight into what it’s like to study English at Edge Hill. The presentations and videos are available to watch on demand at any time.
English students are based in Creative Edge, a state-of-the-art £17million building offering highly contemporary facilities.
The £17 million Creative Edge building features a lecture theatre, seminar rooms, IT facilities and smaller tutorial spaces. It has everything you need to become a capable, versatile, creative writer and thinker. Creative Edge’s social learning spaces are ideal for passionate discussion with like-minded creatives.
You’ll develop the practical skills, analytical tools and confidence for wherever your creative flair and insight takes you.
Creative Edge 360 image tour
Videos and vlogs
What our students think
Edge Hill offers constant support for students no matter what the problem is, which is something I found very helpful in my first year.
BA (Hons) Education and EnglishView profile
My advice would be: don’t let fear stop you from taking all the opportunities you can. You’re probably more capable than you think you are.
BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English LiteratureView profile
At A Level you have to tick certain boxes to achieve good marks, but here you’re encouraged to develop your own personal writing style.
BA (Hons) English LanguageView profile
There has always been an opportunity to give feedback on individual classes as well as the course, allowing for change and for everyone’s opinion to be valued.
BA (Hons) English Literature and HistoryView profile