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King's College London, University of London

Comparative Literature with Film Studies

UCAS Code: Q2P3
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

144

% applicants receiving offers

71%

Subjects
  • Comparative literary studies
  • Media studies
Student score
82% MED
Not Available
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
97% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£20k MED
£25k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
AAA

(English Literature at grade A or English - Language & Literature at grade A).Any Subject at grade A,Any Subject at grade A.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

AA in Advanced Highers in addition to AAAAB in 5 Highers (including English Literature at A). If a modern/ancient language (relevant to the programme) is not offered at Higher Level, this will be required at National 5 (or Standard Grade Credit level/Intermediate 2) grade A. Preferred other subjects: Modern or ancient language.

Scottish Advanced Highers
AA

AAB at Higher in one sitting and AA at Advanced Higher, including grade A in Advanced Higher English Literature or English Language & Literature (we do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject). If a modern/ancient language (relevant to the programme) is not offered at Higher Level, this will be required at National 5 (or Standard Grade Credit level/Intermediate 2) grade A. Preferred other subjects: Modern or ancient language. English at grade A and Any Subject at grade A.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
35

Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 666 including HL6 in English Literature). Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade A in a modern/ancient language relevant to the programme. Preferred subjects: Modern or ancient language.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

71%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Study the similarities and differences between literature written in different places/different times. The comparative literature module choices embrace 12 languages, 6 continents and span over 2,500 years. Each year includes two film studies

Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to comparative literature (methods); the writer in the text; introduction to comparative literature (theories); forms of shorter narrative; introduction to film studies (forms); introduction to film studies (contexts). Year 2 examples: 19th-century American literature; gender and identity (American womenâ??s autobiography); American postwar fiction; the Byzantine saint; Cavafy, Seferis, Ritsos; the novels of Nikos Kazantzakis; Greek drama; narrative literature in antiquity; the Roman moral tradition. Year 3 examples: Texts in the digital humanities; subjects of desire in medieval literature; Jacobean theatre; Augustan satire; literature and psychoanalysis; modern theatre; Australian literature and film.

King's College London, University of London

Campus building

King's is the 'fun' university of London. We're slap bang in the middle of the world's best city, making us a rather big deal. Our five campuses are filled with academically driven, sports loving, volunteering and sociable students, with an active Students' Union who proudly promotes diversity, equality and fairness. Desmond Tutu, Florence Nightingale and John Keats all studied at King's.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
18%
82%

Year 1

16%
84%

Year 2

13%
87%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
31%
69%

Year 1

25%
75%

Year 2

13%
87%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 89%
Student score 82% MED
Able to access IT resources

82%

Staff made the subject interesting

100%

Library resources are satisfactory

46%

Feedback on work has been helpful

79%

Feedback on work has been prompt

64%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

68%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
51% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
83% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
2% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
471 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
93% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

9%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

18%

Graduates who are media professionals

16%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Just over 200 students graduated with this type of degree in 2012, as it's a pretty specialised subject. Graduates were very likely to get jobs in London or the home counties, so if you want a job outside these areas then be aware that they might not necessarily be easy to come by.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
41% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
64% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
5% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
437 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
87% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £25k HIGH
Graduates who are other administrative occupations

8%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

21%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

14%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
No employment commentary for this subject
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