Film Theory B (P5030)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

In this module, you examine a range of approaches to Film Studies, from classical film theory through semiotics, psychoanalysis and reception theory to contemporary debates on film and philosophy.

As well as providing a grounding in major theoretical debates in Film Studies, you learn how to think and write about film using sophisticated critical models.

Teaching

80%: Lecture (Film, Lecture)
20%: Seminar

Assessment

100%: Coursework (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 100 hours of contact time and 50 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.