Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Literature and Film Studies

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Course summary

Set in 600 acres of countryside in North Staffordshire, we have one of the largest and most beautiful campuses in Britain. We’re proud to be No.2 in England for Student Satisfaction with Course (Guardian University League Table, 2020), investing more than £140m in our campus in the last ten years, including £45m new science laboratories. In 2021 we were proud to be awarded Sustainability Institution of the Year at the prestigious Green Gown Awards as part of our mission to become a carbon neutral campus by 2030. We're committed to supporting you to achieve your career goals, and have a dedicated Careers and Employability team who can assist you to navigate your options beyond Keele. A degree in English Literature and Film Studies is an opportunity to become a sophisticated reader of text and screen. You will learn to develop the advanced critical and historical skills to analyse and understand these two interconnected forms of media. Covering a broad range of film and literary topics, our dynamic and stimulating programme embeds creative teaching and assessment methods to ensure you develop attributes highly desirable to future employers. As an English Literature and Film Studies student at Keele, you'll be encouraged to delve deep into a range of literary works, which may include authors such as Emily Bronte, Aphra Behn, Tsitsi Dangarembga and J M Coetzee whilst developing a deep understanding of the aesthetic history of cinema and of literature. You will learn how creative texts in both forms relate to their social and cultural situations; whether this means understanding how writers have responded to historical and contemporary concerns, or how films have depicted race, class, and gender. Our intellectually stimulating and engaging approach to exploring novels, poetry, drama, graphic novels and other types of literature produce intelligent, perceptive, socially aware and compassionate individuals who are able to make a real impact. You'll tackle a range of issues and unprecedented challenges of our cultural moment, which could include decolonisation, sustainability and the environment, gender and sexuality, migration, political extremism, or the role of literature as an arbiter of truth in an era of information overload and fake news. Studying English Literature and Film Studies at Keele enables you to develop key skills in reading, writing and critical thinking. You will explore and interpret literary and cinematic works that will challenge your views, advance your tastes, prompt your creativity, and give you the opportunity to become a versatile graduate. Through a range of activities and assessments, our diverse course will equip you with a wide array of attributes that employers are looking for, including problem solving, creativity, emotional intelligence, and digital literacy. You will pursue your passions, grow in confidence, and gain a unique set of transferable skills that will be invaluable for your future career in a variety of sectors.

Course details

Modules

For a list of indicative and likely optional modules please visit the course website.


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/englishliteratureandfilmstudies/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

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80%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £16800 Year 1
International £16800 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
English Literature and Film Studies at Keele University - UCAS