school of cultural studies and humanities

Our school is a place for both thinkers and doers. We celebrate students and staff with a true passion for the Arts and Humanities.

learn to do something you love

You've grown up fascinated by history, captivated by books, and intrigued by the power of media to change the world. That spark of intellectual excitement is safe with us.

Together, we'll explore new ways of unlocking our texts, and our pasts. You'll discover new writers, thinkers, and perspectives, with the help of respected professionals, lecturers and researchers. And you'll learn how valuable your skills could be, in fields from journalism to teaching, marketing, research and many more careers where a degree in humanities and cultural studies will make you stand out as someone with knowledge and skills that are crucial for the world we live in.

Bring us your passion, and we'll help you channel it into a career you'll love.

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Blog School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

By Dr Grainne Goodwin

Blog School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

By School of Cultural Studies and Humanities
Professor Andrew Cooper

Welcome to the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities.

Our courses across English Literature, Creative Writing, History and Media equip you with the knowledge and skills that characterise the Next Generation of Talent so many graduate employers are looking for.

open your mind through inspired teaching and intellectual debate

A street in Leeds during lockdown

covid-19 and culture

This four episode mini-series tackles a range of areas where COVID-19 has impacted our lives and where it will continue to affect us in the future.

Elizabeth Cartwright

Graduate publishes debut novel

Elizabeth Cartwright
Elizabeth BA (Hons) Media Communications and Cultures
Rachel Connor

Colleague spotlight | How to write a novel in 30 days

meet our inspiring community

Every student, lecturer or researcher who walks through our doors helps us to understand the world better.

We tap into that enthusiasm and diversity every day. Our learning and research is collaborative, and leaps between disciplines. We work with organisations all over the world to explore the power that arts and culture has to transform communities, social and political issues, and mental health.

Together, we've built a diverse, welcoming and inspiring community here. Why not join us?

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