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English and Film BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QWH6

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    56th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    58th

    3 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    121

  • Graduate Prospects

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    62

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.20

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

From the written word to the silver screen, this joint honours course explores the middle ground between two of the world’s most important storytelling forms.This joint honours is a fascinating combination of English literature, with its centuries-old roots, and the relative modernity of the art of the moving image. Taught by our staff of internationally renowned writers and critics in a friendly, supportive and intellectually challenging environment, you’ll study literature in all its major forms – prose, poetry, drama – from the Renaissance onwards. The film modules are grounded in close textual interpretation and the analysis of style, genre, historical context and the politics of representation. As such, you’ll focus on key film genres, key directors, numerous film movements and national cinemas. With the sheer power, reach, longevity and endurance of American filmmaking over the last 120 years, much of the study of film focuses on ‘Hollywood’ style cinema, but you’ll also look at less commercial film-making from around the globe, challenging and pushing the medium to its limits. You will have opportunities to study abroad and, if you wish, to do your third year as a placement - in Britain or abroad. And in your final year, you'll get a chance to spread your wings with a substantial piece of project work that presents a thesis, building on the skills you've been developing over previous years. Our lively department is staffed by internationally renowned writers and critics, and there's a strong research culture, creating a learning environment that is both supportive and intellectually challenging. Manchester is a creative hub, with one of the biggest creative sectors in the UK, and along with our extensive cultural links both in the city and further afield, you’ll be ideally placed to begin building a creative network for the future.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Explore both mainstream ‘Hollywood’ style cinema and less commercial film-work from around the globe.- The English team is friendly, supportive and passionate about the subject, providing a stimulating environment for our students.- Access to the many conferences, readings, research programmes, festivals and competitions run by the department.- Engage with the Manchester Children’s Book Festival, a year-long programme of events and activities.- We’ll help you build your own network among our many partners within the creative and culturally rich city of Manchester.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BCC–BBC

Details

An English or Film subject at GCE A Level is preferred e.g. English Language, English Literature, English Language/Literature, Film Studies or Media Studies. Subjects such as Creative Writing, Drama, Theatre Studies, Film Studies, Religious Education, History, Media Studies and General Studies will also be considered

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

56th

About this University

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest universities in the UK with a community of over 38,000 students. It balances a rich and proud heritage with a modern and ambitious approach, striving to disseminate knowledge and make higher education accessible to those with passion and potential.

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