English and Film Studies

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

£ 9.250 - (10.467 )

Información importante

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    6 Years
  • Cuándo:
    Septiembre 2017

To enhance your understanding of a range of texts and to engage critically with a range of key films and film-makers.

Información importante

Requisitos: Required subject(s): A-level English or English Language or English - Language & Literature at grade C GCSE(s) Preferred: Preferred English, grade C

Instalaciones y fechas

Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Film Studies
Skills and Training
Women's writing
Film industry
Modern science fiction
Film and Genre
Film Art


Course overview

The combination of English and Film Studies offers a challenging and stimulating programme of study. This degree offers you the opportunity to study in a department that has a thriving and internationally recognised research culture.

Reading English allows you to study some of the most interesting and exciting books ever written. The English programme strikes a balance between the study of writers such as Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Dickens, and Woolf, and the exploration of less traditional areas like modern science fiction, children's literature and contemporary women's writing.

Film Studies offers an excellent balance of theory and practice, allowing you to engage with essential critical and aesthetic approaches to a range of films and to apply those creatively to a range of practical projects. The course provides opportunities to screen your work on and off-campus, to undertake commissioned work and to engage with the film industry through self-generated work placements, thereby encouraging the development of critical knowledge alongside transferable and vocational skills.

Core modules

  • Introduction to English Literature 1 and 2
  • Ways of Reading
  • Introduction to Film and Cinema
  • Shakespeare and His Contemporaries
  • Theorizing the Specular and Classical Hollywood Cinema
  • Major Project in English or Film Studies

Optional modules

  • Visualization, Research and Storyboarding (Recommended)
  • Film and Genre
  • History of Cinema
  • Introduction to Video
  • Romantic Conflicts (Recommended)
  • The Victorian Experience: Texts and Contexts (Recommended)
  • Poetry from Marlowe to Milton
  • Myth and Medievalism
  • Imperial and Postcolonial Writing
  • Special Topic 1 (currently Writing Nations)
  • News and Feature Writing
  • Enlightenment in England and France
  • Performance and Identity
  • Film, Identity and Globalization
  • Documentary Film Theory
  • 16 mm Filmmaking
  • Introduction to European Cinema
  • Independent Cinema: US and Beyond
  • Video Documentary
  • Animation
  • European Cinema and Identity
  • Modernism and the City
  • Women's Writing, Gender and Sexuality
  • Special Topic 2 (currently Theorizing Children's Literature)
  • After the Deluge: Writing, Film, Culture and Society since 1945
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Modern Science Fiction
  • Synoptic Course Review
  • Writing Poetry
  • Film Art
  • Genocide: Perspectives on the Holocaust
  • Autobiography: Self, Narrative and Truth
  • Film Art
  • Film, Modernity and Postmodernity
  • Creative Practice in Film and Video
  • Working in Film
  • Avant-garde Film and Experimental Video
  • Multiplexed: Contemporary Popular Cinema
  • Anglia Language Programme

Additional course information

Access to the Department's excellent facilities, including TV studios, two multimedia studios plus digital video and 16mm film production and editing suites allows you to develop skills to match industry requirements. Study visits to local and national theatres help broaden your outlook and add a further dimension to your studies. You will take half of your degree from English and half from Film Studies.


Assessment is via a mix of examination, essays, portfolios, presentations, reviews, reports and major project. PDP (Personal Development Planning) is an integral part of assessment at Anglia Ruskin which encourages students to reflect and evaluate personal progress in the module and the degree course, and on the skills and abilities acquired in the degree course and their value outside the domain of academic literary studies.


Up to 6 years, part-time.

Teaching times

  • Mon 12.00-1.00pm
  • Thurs 11.00-5.00pm

Teaching times for guidance only and subject to change.

Información adicional

Comments: Work placements: The module Working in Film gives students the opportunity to work for local festivals, local and national media organisations, press, consultancies etc.
Career opportunities: Our graduates go on to a huge variety of careers, including teaching, journalism, television, radio, the music industry, arts administration, gallery work, fundraising, personnel work, publishing, librarianship, marketing, local authority work, publicity, social work, tourism and IT-related industries. Some choose to stay on and complete an MA with us in English, Creative Writing, Film Studies, or Publishing. The latter degree offers the opportunity of work experience with local publishers, including Cambridge University Press.
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