University of Bath

Contemporary Literature and Film course for Erasmus+, exchange and visiting students

Find out about the course and how and when to apply.

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British film and literature

On this 11 -week course you will study a selection of films and texts to identify common themes and analyse these in the contexts of history, geography, and literary and film culture. Teaching is through lectures with follow-up small group seminars.

The course includes:

  • Poetry from various parts of the British Isles.

  • The novel and film Atonement by Ian McEwan.

  • The film Kes directed by Bath director, Ken Loach.

  • Additional British films that provide insights and a view of British history, geography and/or culture.

In order to be awarded credits for this course, a minimum of 80% attendance is required.


Before signing up please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

Registration for this course opens via this page on the 1 October 2018 at 12.00pm