Masters | Postgraduate Course - Film and Literature MA Course Details within University of York

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Film and Literature MA

Study Details

MA 1 year Full-time, MA 2 years Part-time

The interdisciplinary MA in Film and Literature at the University of York examines the lively and symbiotic traffic between written words and cinematic images (through adaptation, borrowing, versioning, negotiation, appropriation, transmediation, analogy, equivalence, resistance, pastiche, collision). It combines trenchant academic enquiry with passionately committed teaching, recent cinematic releases with early silent cinema, pop culture with high culture, theoretical questions with practical ones, blockbuster with poetry, mainstream with avant-garde, institutional studies with formal aesthetic analysis. And it allows students to determine the particular film/literature balance of the degree according to their own preferences.

Core module includes: Film/Literature Encounters - History Theory Criticism

Entry Requirements

Applicants for MA programmes in English and related literature will normally be expected to have obtained upper 2nd Class Honours, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/international/english/