Research areas

Creative Writing

Creative Writing is led by a team of award-winning writers working across novels, short fiction, verse and writing for stage and screen.

Medieval and Renaissance Writing

The University of Huddersfield is host to the Anne Clifford Project and an emerging project on Renaissance texts and the natural world.

Ted Hughes Network

A centre of excellence for Hughes-related research, teaching, public engagement, and creativity.

Eighteenth-century and Romantic Studies

We have a broad range of research and teaching specialisms in this area.

Contemporary Literature and Culture

Contemporary literature and culture explores areas as diverse as relational poetics to contemporary dystopias and dementia narratives.

Nineteenth-Century Studies

19th Century studies range across the Long Nineteenth-Century. From Romanticism to Victorian Romanies and Edwardian popular fiction.

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Postgraduate study

As a postgraduate student you will join a thriving research community with plenty of opportunities to develop your research skills and work with leading figures in your field.