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. We also deliver a host of CPD and 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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If you need help with essays, the Peer Assisted Writing Scheme (PAWS) is an initiative that pairs 1st & 2nd year un…
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Last month @BellaHonessRoe collected the SLL Bronze #athenaswan award, which recognises advancement of gender equa…

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 –...

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School of Literature and Languages
University of Surrey