We live in a world that has been shaped by big ideas – cultural, philosophical and religious. At each stage, these ideas have been the site for challenge, contest and debate and continue to be so.
The School of Humanities offers a range of undergraduate degrees in English, Linguistics, Creative Writing, Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Heritage.
The School of Humanities currently offers the following taught MA programmes: MA English, MA Popular Culture, MRes Human Sciences and MA Language and Information Processing. Learn more about our postgraduate courses
Our lecturers have researched, published and shared expert opinion across a range of disciplines including English Literature and Language, Linguistics, Creative and Professional Writing, Philosophy and Religious Studies. Lean more about our research centres and clusters
The School of Humanities' excellent links with local employers and community organisations provide a fertile ground for you to develop the skills, attributes and experience that you need to pursue your career.
In September the university bestowed an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on poet and performer, Jo Bell.
In June 2015 the English team organised its third annual theatre trip to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.
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Dr Nicola Allen and Dr Aidan Byrne have been selected to present events at Cheltenham Science and Literature Festivals.
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Dr Rosie Miles explains how she has used social media as a novel teaching tool at the Bett Show, a large EdTech Show.
A religious organisation, key in the development of our Religious Studies students’ studies and experience, celebrated its 40th year with a royal visit last month.
We make the most of our ideal location in the heart of Wolverhampton. Our honorary graduates include local literary figures such as Ben Zephaniah and Meera Syal. The literature and dialect of the Black Country is studied in English, Creative and Professional Writing and English Language and Linguistics. In Religious Studies, local field visits enable students to get first-hand knowledge of a faith community. Read the School of Humanities brochure.
School of Humanities
City Campus Wulfruna
Tel: 01902 322898
Fax: 01902 321000