A degree in English Literature and Film Studies is an opportunity to become a sophisticated reader of text and screen. You will learn to develop the advanced critical and historical skills to analyse and understand these two interconnected forms of media. Covering a broad range of film and literary topics, our dynamic and stimulating programme embeds creative teaching and assessment methods to ensure you develop attributes highly desirable to future employers.
Work Placementavailable as an optional module for 2nd year Humanities students
Top 10for Student Experience (Times, 2020)
Top 10in England for Overall Student Satisfaction National Student Survey, 2021 (broad-based public universities)
"My placement provided me the opportunity to gain valuable experience working within the museum sector that I can apply to a similar role in the future" Read more
Zahra - English Literature
"I really enjoy how versatile the module choices are for English Literature. There are plenty of options depending on your reading preferences and there is flexibility within modules, as various texts are explored."
Daniel - Film Studies
"I’m very happy and excited to graduate, I’ve met so many wonderful people, staff and students. I’ve had a lot of support from my tutors, they have been brilliant"
Chi-Lun - English Literature
"What I appreciated about the lecturers was their willingness to let me follow my own academic pursuits. All you need to bring is the passion - the drive for enlightenment - and the lecturers will match yours with their own."
Kyle - English Literature
"When I moved in I felt a sense of belonging in the tightly knit community. The staff at Keele always go the extra mile for students and offer immense academic and mental support"
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Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.
We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.
Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.
Why I love Film Studies
Film Studies student Han, tells us why she loves studying Film at Keele.