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Our department celebrates the historical and geographical scope of our research and our engagement with the cultural organisations around us.
Research at the Department has been recognised in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, with 90 per cent overall rating for either ‘world leading’ (4*) or ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) research and 100 per cent at 4* and 3* for research environment.
Our research is organised around six strands, each of which brings research staff and postgraduate research students together to organise conferences, seminars, and research projects:
The Department of English at King’s has a vibrant postgraduate research culture, with doctoral candidates contributing to teaching and research.
The English department is home to award-winning novelists, poets, essayists, biographers, non-fiction authors, and literary critics, who teach undergraduate modules in a range of disciplines. They also supervise creative projects at doctoral level within their specialisms.
Areas of particular academic expertise represented within the King's Department of English
Examples of current and past research projects from the King's Department of English
A list of key research centres connected to the King's Department of English
Example career paths from former undergraduate English students at King's College London
Our international partners include institutions across Asia, Europe and North America
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Department of English people pages and academic profiles
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