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We organise ourselves into broad disciplinary themes that encourage interdisciplinary dialogue and innovation across traditions and styles of investigation.

Pile of books

English literature

Cutting-edge research spanning all the main periods and genres.

Critical and cultural theory

Interdisciplinary approaches to the study and critique of culture and society.

Students in a seminar in the ENCAP recording studio

Language and communication

Examining the nature of language, how it is processed and how we use it.

Dictionary definition of philosophy


Balancing and forging interaction between the Continental and Analytical traditions.

Creative writing

Fostering creative exploration and innovation.