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Film and English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

In our Department of Film and Television, guided by leading scholars and practitioners, you will explore the history of film and television, consider theoretical perspectives, appreciate how films are made and engage in practical film-making activities. Throughout your studies you will encounter a range of film and television professionals, and in your final year you will have the chance to undertake a placement in the creative industries.

Studies in the Department of English will include a broad range of English literature from the medieval period to the present day. This will include the close, analytical study of poetry, fiction and drama, and critical and theoretical approaches to studying literature. In your second and third years you will be able to choose from a range of stimulating options and research-led special subjects, including creative writing, and year three includes the opportunity to write a dissertation on a topic of your own choosing.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices.

The Film and English programme is offered at the University of Bristol.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Critical Issues
  • Filmmaking Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Film and Television Studies
  • Approaches to Poetry
  • Close-Up on Film
  • Literature 1550-1740
  • Film History to 1960
  • American Literature: 1945 to Present

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAA including English Literature or combined English Literature and Language
  • A-level Contextual offer: ABB including A in English Literature or combined English Literature and Language
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in English A Literature or combined English A Literature and Language
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in English A Literature or combined English A Literature and Language
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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