We offer a fascinating range of undergraduate and Honours courses in English Literature, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies. Our teaching staff are also experienced and innovative researchers who publish their research as books and journal articles. We host a dynamic community of students at MA and PhD levels.


Staff and postgraduate students are actively involved in a variety of research

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  • The Pulter Project

    AProf Sarah Ross of the English Literature Programme discusses The Pulter Project and the life of poet Hester Pulter.

  • Hyde-Out

    A Hyde-Out in Whanganui

    Associate Professor Nikki Hessell recently took part in 'A Hyde-Out in Whanganui', an event to celebrate writer Robin Hyde's connections with Whanganui.

  • 6 Degrees Festival

    6 Degrees Festival

    Theatre students from Victoria University of Wellington’s Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice) programme presented a season of work—6 Degrees Festival—to the public last week. For the first time, these MFA(CP) works were shown at BATS Theatre.

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  • How much is too much? Interactivity in new immersive media

    As virtual reality reaches mainstream adoptions there are concerns around gimmicky uses of its interactive components and 360-degrees space. This seminar asks, how much is enough to justify the expense of the headsets and VR production and how much is too much?

    Venue: Room 103, 81 Fairlie Terrace (FT81/103)