Why study English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths?
As a department we’re interested in a field of enquiry that extends from Old English Literature to 21st-century literatures in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
As a result, you can study texts and films across a variety of periods and genres. And, because we have specialists in unique areas such as American and Caribbean literature, you’ll get the chance to delve into subjects you can’t explore elsewhere.
Whether you want to become an award-winning writer or apply your studies to another career, there are plenty of available jobs for those with a degree in English.
English at Goldsmiths has been ranked 18th in the UK for the quality of our research in the Research Excellence Framework.
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