St Mary's University, Twickenham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: St Mary’s University, Twickenham

English Literature and Film and Screen Media

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Course summary

When you study literature you are not just reading and thinking about great books, you are also asking questions about society’s past and future, and ultimately interrogating your own past and future. During your time here you will be studying literature from the Renaissance to the present day, all within the vicinity of Horace Walpole’s Gothic mansion, Strawberry Hill House, which is located on our campus. The programme has a traditional and rigorous core of compulsory modules covering: Tragedy, Critical Theory, Renaissance Literature (including Shakespeare), Romanticism and Modernism. The literary training provided ensures that you will cover the conventional ‘classics’ meticulously. You will develop skills that will complement the unique and innovative optional units, which you can tailor to your interests and passions. With approximately one in five new jobs in London within the creative industries, Film and Screen Media will provide you with a solid background in screen industries, from a theoretical, practical and industry perspective. You will learn precise research and production skills that will allow you to enter a wide variety of professions. You will also be following individual interests and passions that will motivate you to work hard in your chosen area of study. By studying a range of topics you will gain an understanding of the most significant issues affecting the media today and its relationship with our culture and society. This degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of industries. We offer opportunities for you to gain work experience in the media and specialist modules to develop your skills in creative scriptwriting, film and cultural criticism, film production and specialist pathways in screenwriting and film production.

Course details

Modules

Contemporary Drama, Contemporary Fiction, Critical Theory, Foundations in Literature: Tragedy, Image, Sound and Narrative and Media History

Assessment method

We assess your work in a variety of ways. These usually include essays, portfolios of work, research reports and blogs. We also assess group work including presentations, films and other practical projects. Most of the English Literature modules are assessed with essays and other written forms, supplemented, where appropriate, with examinations, presentations, and contributions to digital content such as blogs, wikis and the like.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
PW4V
Institution code:
S64
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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.stmarys.ac.uk/application-process/undergraduate/entry-requirements.aspx


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with no element below 5.5

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
English Literature and Film and Screen Media at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS