English, Theatre and Creative Writing

Oxford is a beautiful city that offers an unmatched literary history. It is the perfect place to study English, literature and communication whilst also being challenged and inspired. Our courses allow you to gain specialist language and communication skills that are highly valued by UK and international employers. You’ll experience dynamic exchanges of ideas around literature, language and contemporary culture. You’ll also gain real-life experiences through the excellent partnerships we have with the city’s main arts and cultural providers and leading companies that make our city an incredible communications hub.

Top 3 Reasons to study with us


Benefit from outstanding teaching by world class academics who are active researchers and leaders in their field.


Gain real life experience and explore our partnerships by taking opportunities in and around Oxford.


Develop excellent employment skills, from analytical and problem-solving skills to great team working and communication skills, on our courses.sds


Oxford Brookes was placed sixth nationally in the REF 2021 (Research Excellence Framework 2021) rankings. The result confirmed that 66% of research at Oxford Brookes was judged to be 4* (world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour). This establishes Oxford Brookes as a leading university for the study of English Language and Literature in the UK.

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