School of English


The most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014) rated over 90% of our research as 'world leading'.

Faculty expertise

Our faculty are experts across a multitude of disciplines across the humanities and beyond. Visit our Faculty Expertise page to find out more.

Our partners

We have long-established links with external partners, including the British Library, Charleston Literary Festival, the Brighton Festival, the Globe Theatre and many other arts organisations throughout the South East.


Sussex is the lead institution of CHASE - the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts Southeast England - which brings together 9 institutions into an AHRC funded doctoral training partnership. As well as funding up to 75 studentships annually for home and EU students, CHASE offers a wide array of training and development programmes that are open to all Sussex doctoral students, regardless of funding.


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