University of Sussex: English: Literature, Culture and Theory

InstitutionUniversity of Sussex View institution profile
Department English
Telephone 01273 678468
Study type Taught


Combine specialist study, theoretical inquiry and interdisciplinary investigations to explore literature, culture and history.

You’ll either focus on a specific period or concept or engage broadly with ideas across a wide historic range. The diverse research interests of the School of English means you can shape your course to your particular interests.

You’ll learn the theoretical ideas and conceptual methods that underpin research in literature. You’ll develop the skills necessary for further study inside and outside academia. Your learning will benefit from interdisciplinary research carried out in our research centres.


The University of Sussex




We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

A uniquely Sussex education
We offer over 200 postgraduate courses designed to enable you to make a positive difference in the world.

From American Studies to Robotics, Applied Linguistics to International Management, Philosophy to Human Rights, we have stimulating courses – and world-respected academics – across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.

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