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English and Film & Visual Culture MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

English with Film & Visual Culture at Aberdeen gives you all the advantages of the UK’s second most highly-rated research hub for literature, language and creative writing, combined with rigorous training in the history and theory of the moving image in the 21st century. Aberdeen is the perfect university to kick start your career in the arts and creative industries with sought-after transferable skills being your passport to many other options.Aberdeen is a leading centre for the study of literature, language and creative writing, rated second in the UK for its research output. You will study poetry and prose through the dynamic relationship between author, reader and literary text, covering every period from Chaucer to contemporary English, Scottish, Irish, European and American writing. You will learn about the cultural and critical impact of powerful and controversial modern works. You will be inspired by enthusiastic teachers and researchers, themselves acclaimed authors and poets and be encouraged to develop your own creative writing skills.Our unique Film & Visual Culture programme complements this perfectly, exploring the history and theory of the moving image within the shifting terrain of 21st century visual culture, with close analysis of visual objects and artefacts – analogue and digital, moving and still, underground and mainstream – with theories of visual representation, production and circulation. You will gain specialist knowledge and skills in the academic study of cinema and the opportunity to develop skills in digital video production and web design. You will be perfectly prepared for a career in the film industry, broadcasting, publishing, new media, journalism, teaching and other related fields, core writing, research, and communication skills vital to many other careers.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 17,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations & Marketing, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 107 3

    26th out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    163 79%

    17th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67.0 67%

    50th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.50 90%

    3rd

    50
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    178 84%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    81st

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    43rd

    9

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