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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Learn from an experienced and enthusiastic team of tutors with a wide range of expertise- Tailor a programme to your interests from a diverse range of writers and movements- Explore the richness of English literature alongside global cinema, gaining the critical skills and cultural awareness valued by employers- Take part in field trips and gain work experience through volunteering modulesIf you are a big fan of the sort of books and films that have stood the test of time and how the two relate, then this course is made for you. In our English Literature and Film degree you consider the disciplinary differences of literature and film as well as their interdependence, as many films begin as screenplays and many novels have been adapted for the big screen.The programme draws on the research interests and expertise of staff with subject-specific and strong interdisciplinary backgrounds. You develop sophisticated skills in analysis, expression, argumentation and presentation, all of which are preparatory to success in future employment, whether you want to be a screenwriter, novelist or director.You are made familiar with the theoretical concepts and methodological skills needed to analyse film and literary texts in historical, cultural, political and social contexts. The three-year programme aims to encourage a critical and questioning attitude towards the material studied and the methods of study adopted.Talented and committed staff guide an interactive learning experience based in an exciting cultural city. While lectures are an important part of teaching, so too is film viewing, reading, independent research and a range of other learning practices.In Year 1, you develop critical approaches and key skills through core modules including Introduction to English Studies, Film Criticism and Understanding Horror Film.In Year 2, you learn about literary adaptations and approaches to film. In addition you take optional modules such as Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama, Classical Hollywood Cinema and Gangster and Crime Film.In Year 3, you choose three film and three English-based optional modules in subjects such as Gothic Film, Biography and the Body, and Renaissance Poetry. You also research and compose a dissertation. A degree in English Literature and Film opens many doors. You acquire a range of highly transferable qualities that are valued by employers, including analytical thinking, evaluative and research skills, self-discipline, and effective written and spoken communication, as well as an ability to apply knowledge of a wide range of theoretical concepts to practical scenarios.Graduates pursue careers in the film, television, creative, advertising, media and journalism industries. Others go into teaching, education, library services and publishing.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 96 - 112

An A Level A*-C pass is required in an English subject. This can be English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature or Creative Writing.A GCSE A*- C or 9 - 4 pass in English Language is required

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

An international student adviser supports students throughout their degree with all elements of living and studying at Winchester.
English language support is available before the start of a degree course, as well as throughout the course of study.
International students are met at the airport at the start of semester and shuttled to campus for welcome week to participate in an orientation programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 97 2

    73rd out of 106 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    105 52%

    77th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    47th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    112 55%

    60th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    27th

    15

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