The Department of English and Related Literature is one of the strongest in Britain, both for teaching and research.
We're the first-placed department for world-leading research quality in the UK, and have one of the largest graduate communities with about 140 MA, MPhil and PhD students from all over the world.
There are outstanding research resources in the University and the region.
Postgraduate study at York
What our students say
"The warmth with which I was received into the York community clinched the deal - after a long and difficult search, I was delighted that my final decision was so easily made."
Judith, MA in Modern Literature and Culture
"The course is creative and engaging, and the tutors are always friendly and interested in what you have to say."
Alex, MA in Film and Literature