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.

Study with us

We offer a range of undergraduatepostgraduate and research courses, in addition to short courses.

Other ways to study with us

We offer evening language courses, a Global Graduate Award in Languages, and intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies.

First-class facilities

Our students have access to equipment and software used by individuals in the professional world.

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.


We have an international reputation for interdisciplinary research, which cuts across literature, languages, linguistics and intercultural communication.


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A sneakpeak inside our star-studded SLL book launch tonight 👀📚🎉🥂 thankyou @peptriss for organising! #SLL
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Beautiful books recently published by our SLL staff - a wonderful evening celebrating our School's publications wit…
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Congratulations again to @SurreySLL Professor @vr_interpreting for winning 'Researcher of Year' and @DrCBarbour for…

Latest blog posts


Special Issue on the Monstrous

Dr. Donna McCormack (Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Surrey) speaks about the recent...


Looking Back at ‘Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts – Local, National, Transnational’

Three participants in the recent ‘Centennial Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and the Arts –...

Find us

School of Literature and Languages
Library and Learning Centre
University of Surrey