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Comparative Literature with Film Studies BA
UCAS code: Q2P3
At King’s we offer you a lively and intellectually stimulating home in the heart of London where you will be taught by leading experts. Our Comparative Literature modules embrace 10 languages and 5 continents and span over 2,500 years. The focus extends beyond the modern and ancient literatures of Europe to the Americas, the Middle East, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Each year includes two Film Studies modules, which will provide you with a detailed knowledge of film theory, the creative potential of film and media, and the relationship between cinema, media, and society.
- Our course draws on the teaching and research expertise of leading experts in diverse fields.
- Flexible course - students have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of modules across a number of departments.
- All modules are taught in English translation, though you are encouraged to read in the original language where possible and supported in the development of new linguistic skills.
- Consistently one of the best departments for the study of film in the UK (Guardian University Guide).
- Central location offers exciting possibilities for further access to film, most notably King’s close proximity to the British Film Institute Library and BFI Southbank.
- Provides a grounding for pursuing careers in the media arts and related activities.
- Broad list of modules covering popular Hollywood, European, and Asian film, underground and cult cinemas, documentary and new media, film and media philosophy, critical film and media production, among many other areas.
“My Comparative Literature BA allows me to explore the meanings of language and art across culture and time.”
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