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BA (Hons) English Literature and Film Studies

University of Worcester
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Worcester
English
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Program description

BA (Hons) English Literature and Film Studies

A joint honours in English Literature and Film Studies enables you to critically examine English Literature in some of its immensely varied contexts alongside developing analytical skills attuned to the diverse medium of film.

Studying English Literature at Worcester allows you to develop skills in close and creative reading, theoretical concepts and a critical awareness of the relationship between texts and their contexts.

Film Studies at Worcester introduces you to a wide range of film genres and gives you the ability to understand how we interact, represent our ideas, and tell our stories through a visual medium.

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Admission requirements

104 UCAS Tariff points

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Mandatory modules:

  • World Cinema
  • Introduction to Film
  • Literary Forms and Genres
  • Places and Spaces
  • Ways of Reading, Ways of Writing

Year 2

Mandatory modules:

  • Film Theory
  • Exploring the Canon: Theory and Practice

Module options:

  • Film Genre Studies
  • British Cinema
  • Film Cultures
  • Authors & Authorship
  • Work project
  • Beyond the Mainstream: Identity and Diversity in Film and TV
  • Movement and Migration
  • Politics, Sex and Identity in the Early Modern World
  • Shakespeare: Stage, Page and Screen
  • Gothic and Romantic Literature
  • Spaces of Modernity
  • Children’s Literature
  • Work Project

Year 3

Module options:

  • Independent Study/Dissertation
  • Justice and Revenge: from Tragedy to the Western
  • Postcolonial Encounters
  • Writing and the Environment
  • War and Conflict
  • Gendering Voices
  • Partnerships and Rivalries
  • Literatures and Cultures: International Explorations
  • Queer Bodies, Queer Texts
  • Film & Folklore
  • Film Reviewing
  • Studies in Cult and Exploitation Cinema
  • Making Monsters
  • Cinema and Modern Life
  • Literature and Culture: International Exchanges
  • Asian Cinema
  • TV Times

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

UK/EU students

  • Tuition fee for full-time students: £9,250 per year
  • Tuition fee for part-time students: £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module, £2,313 per 30-credit module, £3,083 per 40-credit module, £3,469 per 45-credit module and £4,625 per 60 credit module.

International students

  • Tuition fee for full-time students: £13,100 per year

Career opportunities

Many English Literature graduates will progress to careers requiring good communication skills such as Public Relations or develop research careers with media or publishing companies. Throughout the English Literature degree there is a focus on developing employability which includes attractive opportunities for work experience, a credited work project module, and a career and professional development module. Students are also strongly encouraged to take up the opportunity to study abroad for a semester.

Film Studies develops student skills in practice-as-research and research-as-practice for a number of culture and media industries including exhibition, distribution, audience-based marketing, journalism, film education, curating, programming, filmmaking, screenwriting and further academic research.

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University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...


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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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