Undergraduate study in English

Studying English at St Andrews will give you the opportunity to read and reflect on a broad range of topics across a variety of literary genres from the Middle Ages to the present day - taught via a combination of lectures and small tutorial groups in the first two years of study.

Dr Katie Garner with a student

The modules offered in first and second year will equip you with the range of literary experience and critical skills necessary for more in-depth study of specialist subject areas at Honours level - with modules in English, Scottish, Irish and American literature, as well as prose, verse, drama and even film.

The School of English at St Andrews offers the following undergraduate courses:

You can also opt to take English MA (Hons) with another subject as part of a joint degree. Please view the joint honours degree page for more information.