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    English, School of Humanities
    University of Dundee
    Dundee DD1 4HN
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Welcome to English

English is one of the largest programmes in the School of Humanities and welcomes around 200 new students each year. We are firmly committed to their success and well-being, as demonstrated by our extremely strong reputation for teaching. We have consistently been rated as among the top English Departments in Scotland by both The Guardian and The Times Higher Education Good University Guide.

As well as our established mainstream English Literature modules, we offer extremely successful Film Studies Joint Honours degree programmes. Additionally, the programme also now offers modules in creative writing for students on the Single Honours English programme, and there is a new postgraduate creative writing course, MLitt/PGDip in Writing Practice & Study. See some of our awards for teaching quality.

We were ranked as the 7th best University English Department in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2009 and scored highly in the latest Research Assessment Exercise, which showed that we are producing world-leading research. English is a strongly research orientated Department, and a full 90% of English's research publications between 2001 and 2007 were rated as of international excellence in terms of their 'originality, significance and rigour' and 45% of our research output was rated in the two very highest categories of 'international excellence'.

In English you will find a dedicated and friendly team fully committed to providing excellent teaching, and at higher levels of study, using their own research expertise to inform their teaching and your learning.