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Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify concepts, themes and semiotic methodologies of screen analysis
  2. appraise themes, concepts and styles in past and present cinemas
  3. apply discipline knowledge and critical skills to the analysis of past and present cinematic works
  4. synthesise knowledge and skills of semiotic film analysis and present outcomes in writing and orally.
    • Introduction
    • Semiotics
    • National Cinema
    • Feminism & Gender Studies
    • Queer Theory
    • Spectatorship
    • Auteur Theory
    • Documentary
    • Cable TV Drama
    • Cult TV
    • Sitcoms
    • Essay workshop
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Resources and Links

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-SCA100-Introduction to Screen Cultures

Special requirements

No special requirements

An intermediate level subject that explores the history and theory of screen arts with an emphasis on semiotic analysis.

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  • Blog (70%)
  • Research project (30%)

Textbook information is pending.

Textbook information is pending.

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