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
For the film buffs with an eye for the critical. In this degree, you’ll learn how to analyse, talk about and appreciate films. You’ll also look at the role cinema plays in different societies and cultures, and its lasting impact on the modern world.

Film Studies and English BA  (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: PQ33 
Hitchcock made groundbreaking cinema. Joyce wrote landmark novels. English film and literature might appear opposites, but their similarities are striking. You’ll look at the relationship between the two disciplines, and learn the practical skills to work in both.

Film and Media Studies BA (with optional year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: P900 
Few art forms can entertain, shock, inform or make us laugh the way film can. In this degree, you’ll explore the power of film and other modern media – drawing on critical approaches based in the humanities and social sciences.

Career opportunities

Our courses provide excellent training for a variety of careers.

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Student societies

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

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