School of Literature and Languages
Welcome to the School of Literature and Languages at the University of Surrey. The School brings together the academic disciplines of English literature, creative writing, film studies, modern languages, linguistics, intercultural communication and translation studies.
What our students say
"The English department staff at Surrey are all published novelists, poets and academics, and their critical evaluation on work is both ruthless and invaluable."
The literary legacy of Surrey
Lecturer in creative writing, Paul Vlitos discusses Guildford’s literary history and explains how the English courses at Surrey tie in with the rich culture that surrounds our university.
Our staff members
Head of the School of Literature and Languages, Professor of English Literature
Professor Bran Nicol
Bran Nicol is Professor of English Literature and Head of the School of Literature and Languages. He joined the University of Surrey in 2012, having previously been Director of the Centre for Studies in Literature at the University of Portsmouth.
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