University of Essex

University of Essex

Film and Literature

This course focuses on the theoretical and practical interactions between literature and film, providing students with a wide range of textual and analytic skills; it allows students to choose a specific area of literary studies to complement their study of film history and theory, and to enhance their understanding of the different ways that literary and filmic texts create their meanings; the comparative nature of the course is informed by the research expertise of staff, which encompasses a wide range of world cinemas; postcolonial studies; cultural theory; translation; adaptation theory; and modernist and postmodernist aesthetics; students can explore the relationship between literature and film from a number of different perspectives, including how the practices of 1 medium anticipates and influences the other.

Sponsorship information

AHRB, some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,975 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Telephone number: 
01206 872719