Department of English & Humanities

Birkbeck's Department of English & Humanities, one of the liveliest and most adventurous English departments in the country, is situated in the School of Arts and housed in Gordon Square. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 75% of research in the Department was recognised as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, with 73% of the research in the College’s reconfigured Modern Languages group ranked in the same top two categories.