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Modern Languages with International Film

BA (with a year abroad)
  • UCAS code R9P3
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2018

The course

This course combines the study of Modern Languages (75% of your course) with a particular emphasis on International Film (25%).

As a modern linguist, you will learn to speak and write fluently, developing excellent communication and research skills, and combine language proficiency with cross-cultural perspectives.

As a student of International Film, you will engage with films from different periods and cultural contexts, exploring key styles, movements and genres, important filmmakers and national cinemas. You will develop a creative and critical mind-set with excellent analytical abilities.

As a part of Royal Holloway’s close-knit international community based on our beautiful historic campus, you will be within easy reach of London with its wealth of cultural resources.

  • Whether you are an advanced or native-speaker level student when you start, by the time you graduate you will be fluent in your chosen languages, confident in reading, understanding and analysing text and able to write with ease and accuracy.
  • You will combine your linguistic competence with the capacity to think critically and creatively about international film, and will have a good grounding in the key styles, movements and genres.
  • Our research staff are engaged in research at the highest level internationally; we are in the top 10 of UK Modern Language departments for research quality and the top in London (Research Assessment Exercise 2014)
  • Choose beginners’, advanced or native-speaker level French, German, Spanish or Italian.
  • Spend a year abroad working, studying or teaching.
  • Think critically and creatively about international film.
  • Learn to write and analyse in your chosen language with ease and accuracy.
  • Consider how language and culture influence fi lmmaking.
95%

of students agree staff are good at explaining things (Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures)

Source: NSS, 2017

Number 1

for student to staff ratio (Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures)

Source: Guardian University League Table, 2018

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