English and Film modules - Second year

Compulsory options with choices

2x Histories of Literature options (20 credits each)

Choose two modules from a list such as Popular Fiction before the Novel; Songs and Sonnets; Epic Ambitions; Stories of the Novel; Writing the Restoration; Romantics and Romanticisms; Victorian Literature; Decadence and the Fin de Siècle; Twenty-First-Century Literature; The Canterbury Tales; New World Orders? Literature After 1945; Aspects of Modernism.


Shakespeare: Elizabethan and Jacobean (20 credits)


Themes in Literature option (20 credits)

Choose from modules such as The Gothic; Tragedy; Shakespeare’s Sisters; Transatlantic Literary Relations; Satire and its Targets; The Uses of Genre; Colonial/Postcolonial; Introduction to Gender and Sexuality. 

3x Topics in Film options (20 credits each)

Choose three modules from a list such as Film Genre; Film Theory and Criticism; Aesthetics of Television; Digital and Documentary Filmmaking; American and World Cinema.

Professional Skills in English and Film (20 credits)

This module will take the place of another 20 credit module in your second year and will provide you with the opportunity to spend a period of time gaining valuable professional experience off-campus in the workplace.