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The English Faculty

The Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, is an international centre of excellence for the study, teaching and research in literature and literary criticism. The Faculty was founded in 1919 and has since been home to some of the most eminent critics, scholars, teachers and writers of English literature in the world.

You can find out about current Faculty activity via the latest news feed (at right), or browse the news archive. In-depth features on some of our research projects, publications and impact can be found on the Faculty’s Research Features page.

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Undergraduate Admissions

What distinguishes the Cambridge English course is its balance between a solid grounding in the essentials of the discipline, and the opportunity to specialize and to innovate.

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Postgraduate Admissions

Here you will find an introduction to the courses we offer, how to apply for postgraduate study, how your application will be processed, immigration and other important information.

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