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MALiterature and Film

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

You will gain an understanding of film and literature in their cultural and historical contexts, and as socio-cultural processes engaging with issues of representation, production and consumption.

The programme includes four core modules (full descriptions below):

Contemporary Literary Cultures: Politics Contemporary Literary Cultures: Performance Film, Theory, Politics Research Skills and Methods

You will also take two optional modules – one of which must be on Film – from a selection which includes:

Caribbean Fiction
Cold War Film
Contemporary American and European Cinema: Dialogues and Discourses
Modernism
Narrative Analysis in Film and Fiction
Postcolonial Film

You will complete the programme with an independently researched 15,000-word dissertation on literature or film or a combination of the two. You have the opportunity to draw on a wide range of expertise, as research specialisms among our staff bring a broad range of aesthetic, theoretical and historical approaches to the study of film, literature, spectatorship and reading.

Career opportunities

Postgraduates in the Department of Film and Creative Writing develop a range of skills including: the ability to lead and participate in discussions; critical thinking, and an appreciation of different theoretical contexts; the ability to develop opinions and new ideas; and an aptitude for thinking and working creatively with others. Such skills can be used in a variety of occupations.

In recent year postgraduates have made their mark in a variety of careers – for example, in the media, in advertising, teaching, performing arts and in the heritage and cultural sectors.

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States