More than half of our research was rated as 'internationally excellent' or higher in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, with a further 40 per cent ranked as of internationally recognised quality.
Welcome to our Department of Literature, Film, and
Theatre Studies. We combine expertise in literature, creative
writing, film, and theatre studies to provide a strong and
supportive environment for your studies.
- Interdisciplinary department offering a friendly atmosphere
- Poets, novelists and theatre writers work with you
- Dedicated film screening facility
- Use of our well-equipped Lakeside Theatre
- Thriving global community of staff and students
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Check out our news and events section for the latest information about publications, research excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.
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