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BAFilm Studies and Literature

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Our interdisciplinary study of literature and film helps you gain a deeper understanding of the historical and aesthetic interrelations between the two art forms. Your tuition will encourage you to make formal and theoretical connections between written and visual texts, based on the range of skills you will develop in both literary and film analysis.

- View classic films at weekly film screenings in our dedicated 120-seat film theatre, equipped with digital HD projection facilities and surround sound
- Join student film societies and the Centre for Film Studies film series, which screen and discuss both recent blockbusters and less mainstream arthouse films
- Hear writers talk about their craft and learn from leading specialists at weekly research seminars
- Meet fellow readers at the student-run Literature Society or at the department’s Myth Reading Group
- Write for our student magazine Albert or host a Red Radio show

Programme structure

Year 1

Approaches to Film and Media
Literature: Origins and Transformations
Close Reading Skills
Understanding Employability: Preparing for Your Future
Introduction to European Literature (optional)

Year 2

Approaches to Text
Narrative and Film
Versions of Modernity (optional)
World Cinema (optional)

Final year

Hollywood Directors (optional)
Film Animation (optional)
Cultural Ideology and Film (optional)
Shakespeare: The Tragedies (optional)
Arthurian Literature (optional)
Myth and the Creative Process (optional)

Career opportunities

You can enter film production, TV, journalism, publishing and teaching professions, amongst a host of other careers.

Recent graduates have been employed as:

A subtitle writing for Sky TV
An assistant director for a music video for an internationally-acclaimed band
An English teacher
A media studies teacher

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States