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Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

Modern Languages and Film Studies

UndergraduateBA (Hons)

Year of entry:
UCAS code: R9P3

What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Advanced

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Advanced

  • Skills for Communicating Cultures

  • Writing Criticism

  • Screen, Nation, Identity

Optional modules

  • The Craft of Filmmaking

  • History of Hollywood Cinema

  • American Film and Society

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 3

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 4

  • Landmarks of World Cinema

Optional modules

  • Presenting and Representing the Past

  • Screening Genders

  • American Alternative Cinema

  • The Art of Storytelling

  • Cold War Culture

  • Contemporary Cities: Migration, Place and Belonging

  • Representing Reality, Disclosing Truth and Capturing the Everyday

  • American Animation History

  • Television Production and Analysis

  • Documenting America: Themes in American Nonfiction Film

  • Musical-Made America

Year abroad

* Modules are subject to availability

You’ll spend your third year abroad. You can choose to study at a partner university, work in a school as a language assistant or work in industry or commerce.

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 5

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 6

  • Introduction to Subtitling

Optional modules

  • Popular Cultures

  • East Asian Cinema

  • Is Television History?

  • Screen Production Project

  • Combined Dissertation

  • Engagement and Resistance

  • Disney Studies

  • Global Nightmares

  • Screen Production Project

  • American History by Hollywood

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More about this course

Aimed at those who love both languages and film, this course allows you to split your studies 50/50 between each subject. For a Modern Language, you can choose from Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students. Our team of Language Learning Advisors offer extra one-to-one support to help you with your studies, as well as a partnership scheme which allows you to practise with native speakers.

Our Film Studies modules are designed for people who are passionate about film, and who want to develop a deeper understanding of its history and culture, as well as experience practical filmmaking for themselves. Modules cover a wide range of subjects from television studies to East Asian Cinema, and from horror movies to Disney. 

Teaching and Learning
Scheduled
Placement
Independent

First year

23%

77%

Second year

27%

73%

Final year

16%

84%

Assessment
Written
Practical
Coursework

First year

19%

30%

51%

Second year

20%

33%

47%

Final year

12%

32%

57%

Our teaching staff

You don't just become fluent in another language at Hull - you immerse yourself in the culture of the people who speak it.

Spend an unforgettable year abroad, studying at a partner university or working, in a country where your chosen language is spoken.

Fantastic facilities include Middleton Hall, with its advanced cinema, as well as dedicated TV, film and digital media resources.

Study under industry experts with experience of managing large projects across Europe and delivering creative solutions.

Entry requirements

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

Film Studies graduates not only possess the advanced skills of analytical reasoning and verbal expression that employers expect to find in all university graduates, but also a high level of visual literacy. Film Studies graduates have gone on to a variety of careers, including teaching, public relations, journalism and marketing.

Languages graduates have also gone on to a wide variety of careers, including:  international customer liaison at Harrod’s; business analyst; United Biscuits; Customs and Excise executive office; English teaching assistant in Japan; lecturers teaching English at universities in Dijon and Reims, and at the Sorbonne in Paris; translator, Netherlands National Press Bureau; International Officer at Lloyds Bank, Intelligence Officer with RAF.