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English Literature and Film Studies BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

"English Literature at DMU introduces you to an exciting range of literature in English, including writing from Britain, America and around the globe. You will learn how texts work and debate literature’s role in society now and through history, while acquiring the skills to articulate your ideas with confidence and write with fluency and flair. Joint Honours subjects include Film Studies which offers you the chance to go beyond the viewing experience to explore film as an art form, as a social institution, and as a business.You will receive excellent teaching from internationally-renowned academics who are friendly, supportive and passionate about literature, with the opportunity to attend talks by visiting writers such as Carol Ann Duffy and Benjamin Zephaniah. Study English Literature at DMU and join a lively and welcoming academic community. Get involved in the student-led English society, go on theatre trips in the UK or travel abroad with DMU Global as part of your course. Our graduates go into a wide range of professions including media, marketing, publishing, teaching, public relations and the civil service.**Key Features:*** Read poetry, fiction and drama from different centuries and different continents to gain a comprehensive understanding of English literature with the flexibility to specialise in your areas of interest* Choose options drawing on expertise from DMU’s Centre for Adaptation Studies, an area of study that incorporates English and Film Studies * Learn from world-renowned academics and internationally-acclaimed guest speakers such as writers Kate Forsyth, Carol Ann Duffy and Benjamin Zephaniah.* The flexibility to tailor your degree – either take the opportunity to gain another language by combining English Literature with French, Spanish or Mandarin at beginner or post-GCSE level, or add Creative Writing and English Language modules.* Explore print and digital humanities and learn to use a hand printing press or gain practical training in HTML with options exploring the production of literary texts in manuscript, print and digital forms from DMU’s Centre for Textual Studies* Gain valuable workplace skills through placement and internship opportunities. Our students have worked with the National Space Centre, the English Association, Age Concern, the Leicester Mercury, and local schools and colleges.* English graduates succeed in wide-ranging careers with big names that include Penguin Random House, HomeStyle magazine, the BBC and Pan Macmillan.* Broaden your horizons through DMU Global, our international experience programme. Our students have discovered Danish literature in Copenhagen, learned about the role of language in surveillance in Berlin and took part in a scavenger hunt in the New York Public Library." -

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per 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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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 102 2

    42nd out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    19th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 50%

    80th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    29th

    6

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