|Study location||United Kingdom, Hatfield|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 Years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Good grades in English and Mathematics
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Explore the English Language from a variety of different angles and further your skills with a unique film course which combines the study of film as an art form with learning the practical skills of film making.
Our BA English Language and Film degree introduces you to the scientific study of the English Language and allows you to examine human communication in different contexts. You’ll be taught by research-active academics working in cutting-edge areas.
In your first year you’ll be introduced to film criticism, genre and style. You’ll also explore the diversity of use of the English language including regional variants, pidgin and creole English, language and ethnicity, and slang and street English. Core modules in your second year focus on English grammar and the sounds of English. You can explore theories of how and why language developed and study language-related real-life problems such as plagiarism and crime investigation in forensic linguistics. You’ll also gain knowledge of film production and you’ll think more about European or US cinema.
In your final year you can follow modules in different topics, including child language and communication, clinical linguistics, gender and language, and formulaic language, informed by our academics’ own research specialisms. You’ll also have the opportunity to make your own video essay as one of your film modules.
Employability is central to everything we do. Our graduates have an excellent record of securing roles in a range of industries including the media, publishing, teaching and information management. Film offers you the opportunity to develop visual awareness and skills which are much valued in the digital age.
Over the years many of our English Language graduates have gone into teaching or speech and language therapy, as well as translation, publishing, journalism, marketing, law and business. Many go on to higher levels of study, engaging in research in their chosen fields.
For those interested in teaching, all Humanities graduates are guaranteed an interview with the School of Education.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.