Undergraduate courses

Our range of degrees allows you to study the history of art from the medieval period to the present. We have experts from across the field, with many decades of teaching experience. Our Film Studies lecturers have particular expertise in US and British film and television.

You will be taught in a mixture of lectures and small seminar groups, almost always under a dozen.

Available degrees

History of Art BA (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: V308 
This is for you if... you are enthused by painting, sculpture, and architecture, and would like to learn more about the context and theory behind them.

History of Art and English BA (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: VQ33 
This is for you if... you would like to trace the interplay of the visual image and the written word through history, in the work of artists and writers in an array of different genres.

Film Studies BA (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: P300 
This is for you if... you love watching and appreciating movies, and want to understand how they work and their importance in the modern world.

Film Studies and English BA  (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: PQ33 
This is for you if... you enjoy analysing film and literature, and want to understand their changing relationship.

Film and Media Studies BA (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: P900 
This is for you if... you are keen to draw on approaches based in the humanities and social sciences in examining film and other media, while getting hands on experience of film-making.

Major/Minor degrees

One for the head. One for the heart. At Leicester, you can create a degree that's built around you. You'll study a core area in depth (Major), while also studying an additional area (Minor).

This is your chance to pair up your Major with a subject that can boost your career prospects, or simply to explore something you've always been interested in – like a language. Find out more about Major/Minor degrees.

Major in History of Art BA
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: V301
This is for you if... you would like to combine the study of History of Art with another subject.

Major in Film Studies BA
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: P303
This is for you if... you would like to combine the study of Film with another subject.

Minor in History of Art
3-4 years

Minor in Film Studies
3-4 years

Career opportunities

Our courses provide excellent training for a variety of careers.

Find out about career prospects

Student societies

Joining our societies is a great way for you to meet like-minded people, have fun and try something new.

More about our societies