Art, Media and American Studies

BA (Hons) FILM STUDIES AND ENGLISH LITERATURE

Key details 

BA (HONS) FILM STUDIES AND ENGLISH LITERATURE

Start Year
2022
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
QW36
Entry Requirements
BBB or ABC
Duration (years)
3

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice. For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice. For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

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Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice.

For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

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Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice. For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

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Register interest   
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Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Students will take 120 credits across Year 2. 60 credits in the Autumn semester and 60 Credits in the Spring. Students wishing to enrol on the 60 credit Film and Television Studies Semester Abroad module AMAM5037B in the spring semester, must first seek approval from the Study Abroad Office and International Director.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice. For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Students will take 120 credits (4 modules) across Year 3. 60 credits in Semester 1 and 60 credits in Semester 2. Students must take ONE Dissertation Module.

Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed in individual and group assessment modes from essays to presentations and discussions. Your progress in some theoretical modules will be assessed through creative practice.

For example, you might be required to produce a script of your own to explore questions of film history. All of these assessments help strengthen your critical thinking and give you skills that are attractive to future employers. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

BBB or ABC including English Literature or BBC including English Literature with an A in the Extended Project

T Levels

No acceptable pathways for 2022 entry

BTEC

DDM alongside grade B in English Literature (or equivalent qualification). Excluding BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration

Scottish highers

AABBB including English Literature

Scottish highers advanced

CCC including English Literature

Irish leaving certificate

2 subjects at H2, 4 subjects at H3 including English Literature

Access course

Access to Humanities & Social Sciences pathway. Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Merit in 45 credits at Level 3, including 12 credits in English Literature

European Baccalaureate

70% including 7 in English Literature

International Baccalaureate

31 Points including HL 5 English

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE

Additional entry requirements

If you do not have an A-Level or equivalent qualification in English Literature (or English Language and Literature), once you have submitted your UCAS form we may then contact you to ask you to submit a short analysis of a passage of a literary text in support of your application.

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes. 

Alternative Entry Requirements 

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level. 

Important note

Once enrolled onto your course at UEA, your progression and continuation (which may include your eligibility for study abroad, overseas experience, placement or year in industry opportunities) is contingent on meeting the assessment requirements which are relevant to the course on which you are enrolled.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) 

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

 

INTO University of East Anglia 

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study: 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.  

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.  

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year.  

Course Reference Number: 4479662

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

See our Tuition Fees page for further information. 

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

View our information about Additional Course Fees. 

Course Reference Number: 4479662

How to Apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The system allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it must be sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The UCAS number for the University of East Anglia is E14.

Course Reference Number: 4479662
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
QW36
Entry Requirements
BBB or ABC
Duration (years)
3
On this interdisciplinary degree, you’ll explore two of the greatest forms of storytelling. Combining theory and practice, you’ll discover and research the key writers, traditions and approaches in both English literature and a global range of cinema genres, and examine the relationship between the two. It’s an exciting course that allows you to fully pursue your passion for both art forms, and one that puts you on the path to a variety of fascinating careers and professions. Our BA Film Studies and English Literature course is ranked in the top 20 for Communication and Media Studies by 'The Complete University Guide 2022'.
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