School of Media, Film and Music

Rethinking European Cinema (861P4B)

Rethinking European Cinema

Module 861P4B

Module details for 2010/11.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 7 (Masters)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful student should be able to

1 Demonstrate an understanding of some theoretical and historical debates and developments over the construction of notions of national and trans-national European cinema/s

2 Demonstrate an awareness of significant differences in approaches to `European cinema¿, and be able to evaluate and develop critiques of these approaches.

3 Apply relevant critical tools, theories and methodologies through analysis of selected film texts and contexts.

Short Term Paper (5000 words)Summer Term Week 1 Wed 16:00100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring TermSeminar2 hours111111111100
Spring TermFilm3 hours111111111100

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