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Course summary

This joint honours degree gives you a unique insight into global film and literary culture. You’ll have the chance to explore the richness of English language and literature alongside cinemas from around the world, gaining the critical skills and cultural awareness valued by employers. Compulsory modules introduce the principles of film studies and different elements of poetry, drama and prose. An impressive variety of optional modules will allow you to pursue your interests, from medieval literature to creative writing, global film genre to gender and sexuality in cinema. Offered by the School of English with the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures, this degree allows you to study two different yet related disciplines in an exciting cultural hub. Leeds is home to the Leeds International Film Festival and great independent cinemas including the famous Hyde Park Picture House. We’re also close to Bradford – home of the National Science and Media Museum and a variety of film festivals. It’s the perfect part of the world in which to explore these exciting subjects. This degree offers you teaching of the highest standard, in a research-intensive environment where enthusiastic experts and students come together to explore film and literary culture. You’ll be encouraged to get involved in a range of activities and can also choose to take a work placement year or a study abroad year. Additional highlights Areas of staff expertise include: emerging cinemas from South Asia and the Middle East, decolonisation, LGBTQ cinema and issues, film theory, exhibition and curation, migration, African American literature, refugee literature and film, Shakespeare, Victorian literature, Hollywood, and European Cinema.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 80% including 8.5 in English.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any component

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

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English and Film Studies at University of Leeds - UCAS