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Course summary

The English with Film Studies BA at King's allows you to study in the heart of London and engage with both its literary and visual history. You will have the chance to explore a variety of exciting topics, with English modules covering global English literatures from the medieval to the contemporary, alongside Film Studies modules which will provide you with a detailed knowledge of the creative potential of film, and the relationship between film and the societies it portrays. Key benefits

  • We are one of the oldest English departments in the country, with an international reputation for the quality of our teaching and research
  • Our Central London location offers opportunities to work with Shakespeare's Globe as well as an exciting range of other sites and archives. Our location also offers exciting possibilities for further access to film, most notably King’s close proximity to the British Film Institute Library, and the new BFI Southbank.
  • Ours is a department committed to teaching English literatures of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries written in America, Anglophone Africa, Australia, Ireland and South Asia as well as within the UK
  • Consistently one of the best departments for the study of film in the UK, and currently ranked as the 1st department of Film in central London (Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • You'll develop transferable analytical and communications skills making you highly desirable to employers across a range of sectors
  • With several research centres at King's, including the Centre for Modern Literature and Culture, Queer @ King's and the London Shakespeare Centre, students work alongside cutting-edge research across a range of fields
  • Broad list of film modules covering popular Hollywood, European and Asian film, underground and cult cinemas, documentary and new media, film and media philosophy, among many other areas.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme:

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: English Literature, or combined English Language and Literature Preferred subjects: English Literature and another arts subject.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
English with Film Studies at King's College London, University of London - UCAS