One of the largest and oldest English departments in all the UK
Ranked 15th in the world and 5th in the UK
Our new Creative Writing PhD is now open for applications
Including the British Library, the British Museum and Shakespeare’s Globe
Ours is one of the very first English departments in the world, and one which remains world-leading both in its research and its teaching.
Our vibrant English Department offers you the chance to discover a huge variety of exciting texts from all periods, genres, styles and manifestations.
Our postgraduates are taught and supervised by staff rich in professional experience, including poets, novelists and theatrical practitioners.
Areas of particular academic expertise represented within the King's Department of English
The varied impacts of recent King's Department of English research projects
A full list of the King's Department of English publications
4 October 2020
The KCL Arts & Humanities research team recently awarded six rapid response grants to scholars from…
25 September 2020
Recent Contemporary Literature, Culture and Theory MA graduate Nessie Nankivell has won the 2020…
02 November 2020
The London Shakespeare Seminar welcomes Rebecca Ann Bach and Todd Borlik
14 December 2020
The London Shakespeare Seminar welcomes Erika Lin and Noemie Ndiaye
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