University of York
Film and Literature
The course examines the lively and symbiotic traffic between literary and cinematic forms (through adaptation; borrowing; versioning; negotiation; appropriation; transmediation; analogy; equivalence; resistance; pastiche; collision). It combines trenchant academic enquiry with passionately committed teaching, recent cinematic releases with early silent cinema; pop culture with high culture; theoretical questions with practical ones; blockbuster with poetry; mainstream with avant-garde; institutional studies with formal aesthetic analysis.
Applicants for MA programmes in English and related literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper 2nd Class Honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
The programme is divided into 4 taught modules (1 compulsory, 3 option), a research skills training programme, and a research dissertation. In the Spring Term students must take at least 1 of the 2 designated film modules. Compulsory: film/literature encounters - history theory criticism. Option modules will vary from year to year according to staff availability, and run subject to minimum numbers. Option modules may also be taken in other arts and humanities departments.
Four assessed essays of approximately 4,500 words each; a 15,000 - 20,000 word dissertation, written in consultation with a supervisor on an agreed topic.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,680 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,320 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|