Each year you will take a combination of core and optional Comparative Literature and Culture and Visual Cultures modules.
Offering cross-cultural perspectives across world literature, film and the visual arts, and combining innovation, flexibility and academic challenge, this degree will prepare you for the demands of today’s world and workplaces. Optional course units complement the core teaching and encourage students to develop their own interests. Our exceptionally wide range of fascinating options span fiction, drama, cinema, painting and sculpture from different periods and areas, all taught by leading research specialists.
Throughout the course, you will:
• acquire a broad and comparative knowledge of the theories and practices of visual media across a range of cultures and contexts (geographic, historical, political)
• acquire the kind of critical, communication and leadership skills that are highly valued by prospective employers
• enhance your own original critical and analytical thinking and expression
• hone oral and written communication skills, and the ability to pose and solve problems in sophisticated and flexible ways
• learn research skills and the ability to analyse and process effectively many different kinds of information.
All undergraduate degree courses at Royal Holloway are based on the course unit system. This system provides an effective and flexible approach to study, while ensuring that our degrees have a coherent and developmental structure. In the case of combined degree courses, this approach also makes it possible to change the balance of your subjects during your time at Royal Holloway.
The School's website gives detailed lists of the course units taken for each different degree.