The English Department of York University is the best in the United Kingdom in the field of scientific research of international level. Department is famous for a stimulating and friendly learning environment.
Programs of the Department range from the literature of the Anglo-Saxon period of England to the United States of the 21st century and from ancient tragedies to contemporary postcolonial literature. In one program can be combined with modules on drama and cinema, along with such disciplines as medieval and modern popular novels, literature and the city, and stories about spies. Note the master's programme MA English Literary Studies- the most flexible program of York University, which allows students to select any modules taught at the Department.
A unique feature of the training unit is the teaching and study of foreign literature in the original, including French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Anglo-Saxon and old Norse language.
Courses taught at the Department, developed and taught the world's best scientists. While classes may have a different format — from individual consultations with the supervisor to seminars in small groups and streaming practical classes and lectures. Students have the opportunity to communicate with the supervisor at any time. In addition, each student has an individual curator, advising on all aspects of student life.
About one-third of graduates continue their education in University or receive a more specialized education in the field of teaching, journalism, bibliothekartag business, law or drama.
Before the students open up broad career prospects in various fields — the arts and culture, publishing, management, public relations, accounting and social work. A number of graduates of the Department of English literature University of York is also building a successful career in theatre, film and television. There are among them several well-known writers, playwrights and poets.