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.
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.
In September the university bestowed an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on poet and performer, Jo Bell. Jo was selected due to her ongoing commitment to achieving excellence in the craft of writing poetry and her public and online campaigns to raise the profile of the Arts in Britain. Read more
Student shortlisted for prestigious writing award
Cyrine-Amäni Sinti, who has just completed her BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing with English, has been successfully shortlisted for a national young writer’s award. Read more
Dr Nicola Allen and Dr Aiden Byrne have been selected to present events at Cheltenham Science and Literature festivals. Read more
School of Humanities
City Campus Wulfruna
Tel: 01902 322898
Fax: 01902 321000