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Screen Studies

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Overview

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should:

  • acquire the ability to prepare an original piece of research;
  • gain an in-depth knowledge of theories and methodologies about screen studies and cinema; and
  • develop an ability to analyse the critical reception of films.

Structure

100 credit points

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation requires:

  • one compulsory subject (12.5 points)
  • thesis (50 points)
  • elective subjects (37.5 points)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students must enrol in the thesis SCRN40017 Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 1 and SCRN40018 Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 2 over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options

Compulsory Subject

12.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MULT50001 Research Principles and Practices
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Thesis Subject

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
SCRN40017 Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
SCRN40018 Screen & Cultural Studies Thesis Part 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Elective Subjects

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AHIS40002 Indigenous Photography, New Media, Film Not available in 2019 12.5
CULS40001 Cultural Policy and Power
Semester 1
12.5
SCRN40002 Contemporary Film Theory
Semester 1
12.5
SCRN40003 Ethnographic and Documentary Cinema
Semester 1
12.5
SCRN40005 Melodrama, Ideology and the Cinema
Semester 1
12.5
SCRN40006 Film, Art and Exhibition
Semester 2
12.5
SCRN40009 Screen Media and Mediated Experiences
Semester 2
12.5
SCRN40010 Dream Screen: Film and Psychoanalysis Not available in 2019 12.5
SCRN40013 Censorship: Film, Art and Media
Semester 2
12.5

Links

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/culture-communication

Last updated: 4 October 2019