Overview Film and history have been intertwined since the invention of the moving image at the end of the 19th century. Whether film has been used to depict history or to sway its course, the overlapping of these two disciplines has long been a source of scholarly and cultural fascination. In this degree, you’ll explore the key aspects of this relationship over a range of modules. You’ll explore the representation of history in genres such as documentary and propaganda films. At the same time, you’ll engage with the history of cinema. You’ll also have access to first-hand archival experience at the East Anglian Film Archive, with which UEA has a special relationship. You’ll be able to use the materials to reconstruct aspects of local history or use them to make a film of your own. About This Course The BA History and Film Studies degree is an innovative degree programme, combining these two interlinking subjects, and offering opportunities for critically engaging with how historical events have been recorded and reconstructed through visual media. Our Film, Television and Media Studies department is recognised as a leading centre for the study of British and Hollywood cinemas, popular film and television genres, and feminist approaches to media. Our History department is home to internationally renowned scholars of Europe and the Atlantic world as well as cultural heritage and landscape history. You’ll explore world history alongside the history of film. You'll be able to choose from a wide range of options across the two subjects. Specially designed modules will bring film and history into dynamic dialogue by examining areas such as propaganda and documentary. You'll also have access to resources like our on-campus television studio, media facilities and the unique holdings at the East Anglian Film Archive, where there are opportunities for practical experience in film-making and archival research. This is a unique resource which you can make use of during your time here. We have close links with the British Film Institute in London, and with film festivals and local production companies. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email [email protected]
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|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum of 5.5 in each component)|
We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing). We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
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