English Literature

Prospective students

When you come to study literature at Edinburgh you are joining a large and vibrant community of students and scholars engaged in exploring the varying and vital roles that literary writing plays in our lives and societies.

Studying English Literature at Edinburgh

When you come to study literature at Edinburgh you are joining a large and vibrant community of students and scholars engaged in exploring the varying and vital roles that literary writing plays in our lives and societies.

Course information

A variety of single and joint honours degrees involving English Literature are available.

Visiting students

English Literature welcomes applications from students wishing to spend a year or a semester studying with us.

International applicants

English Literature welcomes applications from prospective students interested in taking their degrees with us.

English Literature Society

The Literature Society provides a way for people who love literature to meet and socialise.

English Literature Society

PublishED

PublishED society produce Edinburgh University's semesterly publication 'The Inkwell', aimed at showcasing the literary talents of our students

PublishED