English and Literature courses
Graduate careers in English and Literature
English and Literature courses at the University of Stirling provide you with a solid grounding for a wide range of positions. Many of our graduates go on to careers in areas such as:
- Marketing, advertising and public relations
- Civil service
- Creative arts
Others have gone into specialist areas like linguistic consultancy and speech therapy.
Former English Studies graduates from the University of Stirling include novelists Iain Banks and Alan Bissett, journalist Grace Dent and Scottish poet laureate Jackie Kay MBE.
English and Literature research
Research in English and Literature at the University of Stirling encompasses creative practice and the study of global literatures, languages and cultures from the medieval period to the present day. The research interests of expert academic staff cut across other disciplines within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and include:
Postgraduate research opportunities
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers a diverse range of opportunities for research students interested in pursuing a PhD by research, publication or by practice. See our English and Literature PhD and MPhil opportunities in: