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School of Humanities
School of Humanities

Welcome to the School of Humanities

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.

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate courses

The School of Humanities offers a range of undergraduate degrees in English, Linguistics, Creative Writing, Philosophy and Religion.

Find out more about our undergraduate courses

News and events

Paul McDonald

Lecturer wins another poetry prize

Paul McDonald, Creative and Professional Writing course leader, has won first prize in the 2013 Sentinel Quarterly Poetry Competition for his poem Queen.


Teaching Visit

Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture

Thursday 20 March, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Dr Simon Glendinning is Reader in European Philosophy in the European Institute at the London School of Economics. He sits on the UK Home Office Animals in Science Committee.


Learning Centre

The School is based in the University's contemporary Millennium City Building and benefits from a range of specialist facilities to help you study. Our large lecture theatre and all of our teaching rooms are equipped with high-tech audio visual equipment giving you a comfortable and stimulating environment in which to learn.

Contact us

School of Humanities
MC Building
City Campus Wulfruna
Wulfruna Street

Enquire online

Tel: 01902 321000

Fax: 01902 321000

Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

The School of Humanities currently offers three taught MA programmes: MA English, MRes Human Sciences and MA Language and Information Processing.

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About us

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.

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Humanities Research

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.

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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.

Find out more about developing employability skills