**Why choose this course**
Studying literature and film enables us to look beneath the surface and discover deeper meanings - about our world and ourselves. Choosing English Literature with Film Studies at Surrey means youâll examine the most vital and influential works of literature from the medieval period to the present day, and film from a range of national traditions and in a number of genres.
This course, based in our lively and creative School of Literature and Languages, will harness your enthusiasm for literature and cinema.
Our courses are ranked in the top 10 for creative writing in the Complete University Guide 2019 and top 10 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
**What you will study**
Studying literature and film encourages you to become a reflective, sensitive and active reader and viewer. You will think carefully about literary texts and films, about what it means to interpret written and cinematic works, and the importance of literature and cinema in history and society.
Youâll acquire extensive knowledge of literary texts and discourses, learning the critical skills to analyse these works and developing the cultural vocabulary to communicate your ideas about them.
Youâll be introduced to a range of thought-provoking critical and theoretical approaches to literature and film. Youâll also discover historical, social and psychological perspectives which will enhance your understanding of literary works and cinema, allowing you to place them in their proper historical, international and cultural contexts.
To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website â the link is under the Course contact details, to the right. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.
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