The top modern university in the UK to study English The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 Explore literature in its most modern context alongside film theory and criticism in this Joint Honours degree. The BA (Hons) in English and Film degree will deepen your interest, understanding and knowledge of important texts, genres and concerns in modern literature from across a wide and diverse area of cultural studies, including: popular culture, genre fiction and film, adaptation studies, TV studies, new media, creative writing, critical psychology, and socially-relevant modules examining cultural representations of crime, urbanism, ecology, terrorism, global conflict, and more. You'll also gain a strong foundation in a range of global cinemas, including the theoretical and historical debates that have helped to shape our understanding of film. This course will develop your critical and theoretical skills, and help prepare you for a career in a number of areas of the cultural and creative industries. The BA (Hons) in English and Film is not a practical film-making course. However, the University does offer plenty of other practical courses in this area, in both film and television. Visit our media study area for further details. Please visit our website for full course and module details.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Standard Qualification Requirements
Minimum Year 1 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit. Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Highers at BBC including English at Grade B. BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma with DDD in a related subject plus A Level Grade B in English. GCE A-Levels at AAB including English. Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.
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