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Undergraduate | GRF-LHS393 | 2024


Course information for 2024 intake

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Start dates
4 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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About this subject

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

    1. Interpret contemporary films from a range of eco-cinema perspectives and in relation to their context of production.
    2. Exercise informed critical judgment when analysing ecological and cultural attributes of contemporary films and communicate competently about them.
    3. Understand the role of eco-cinema studies in relation to other key theoretical and methodological approaches to film analysis.
    4. (For students of Italian) Demonstrate sufficient proficiency in all four macro-skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), and use of an appropriate vocabulary, to discuss contemporary Italian cinema effectively in Italian.

Entry requirements


No prior experience of film analysis is required; the course introduces the necessary concepts and tools for analysis from an eco-cinema perspective.
All students taking the course are assumed to have the general academic skills normally expected on entry to a Level 3 course in the humanities or social science.
All necessary course materials are in English (with films in Italian but subtitled in English).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Communication

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