English Literature

Undergraduate students

Our degrees in English Literature enable you to study a wide range of literary texts from the medieval period to the present day, as well as specialising in options of particular interest to you.

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.

Current students

This section provides course information and other relevant academic advice to cover most aspects of your studies.