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New and Incoming Undergraduates

Welcome to the School of English. These pages offer information for students newly joining the University to study English. They are divided into five sections:

  • Welcome from the School President: a message from Paddy Cavanagh, the School’s student President.
  • Staff-Student Consultative Committee (PDF, 3,236 KB)
  • Before arriving: things to do and to read before arriving in St Andrews.
  • MA Honours in English: this section explains the structure of the degree in English.
  • Orientation week: events and activities on your arrival at St Andrews.  
  • EN1003 reading list: the reading list for your first module as a student at the School of English - EN1003, 'Culture and Conflict: an Introduction to Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature' will be uploaded here soon

Online subject talk

This online subject talk provides information on the structure and rationale of the English degree at St Andrews.

Kennedy Hall