Undergraduate Courses

Take a look at our Undergraduate courses in the School of Humanities...

  • Delivers courses that are global in scope and take pride in reflecting diversity.
  • Has had a 100% NSS Overall Satisfaction rating for English for two years running.
  • High graduate employability rates: e.g. Creative and Professional Writing and English 100%; English 100% (DHLE Survey 2015-16).
  • Its teaching takes place in lectures, seminars, on stage, and in a range of stimulating spaces and formats.
  • Has recently appointed a 50th Anniversary Chair in English, Professor Sebastian Groes and a 2018 BBC New Generation Thinker: Dr Daisy Black.
  • All courses are taught by world-class researchers, published writers, visiting lecturers from a range of industries and internationally-renowned authors.
  • Religious Studies focuses on ‘living religion’ and is an excellent preparation for those intending to teach RE in schools.
  • Hosts the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research  promoting research in English Studies and Comparative Literature, European Studies, Linguistics, Religion, Cultural Heritage and Creative Writing.
  • Has recently validated the UK’s first 3-year degree in BA(Hons)English with Secondary Education (with recommended for Qualified Teaching Status)  to start in Sept. 2018.
  • Hosts the prestigious Royal Institute of Philosophy public lectures.
  • Co-organises and contributes to the annual Wolverhampton Literature Festival, Verve Poetry Festival, the Much Wenlock Poetry Festival and Birmingham Literature Festival.
  • Will stage an international symposium on Humour and Laughter in July 2018.