English Literature and Film second year modules

Students choose 120 credits of optional modules, to include a minimum of 2 Film modules and a minimum of 2 English Literature modules. Three modules must be taken in each semester.

Optional modules (may include)  

English Literature Options 

  • Shakespeare: Elizabethan
  • Shakespeare: Jacobean
  • Gothic
  • Imagined Worlds: Genre Fiction and Popular Culture
  • Literature 1950-Present
  • Restoration and Revolution
  • Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature
  • Popular Fiction Before the Novel
  • Reading the Renaissance
  • Earliest English
  • Literature and the Environment
  • Colonial/Postcolonial
  • The Social Life of Literature
  • Our Digital World
  • Rags and Riches
  • Aspects of Modernism
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Victorian Literature

Film Options 

  • American and World Cinema
  • Film Theory and Criticism
  • Independent Filmmaking Practices
  • Aesthetics of Television
  • Film Genre
  • The Video Essay
  • Identity and Cultural Narratives
  • Professional Skills
  • Professional Skills - Freelance