Film Studies


Film Studies is an interdisciplinary program of study coordinated from the Department of Art History and Film Studies. Students are able to study the history of cinema, film theory and criticism, film aesthetics and style as well as the relationship between film and other disciplines.

The honours year

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) year provides students who have qualified for, or been awarded, an undergraduate pass degree in the arts or humanities the opportunity to extend their potential in research. Students may continue to work in the area of their undergraduate study or undertake research in a different area.
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) focuses on establishing your individual research practise, further equipping you for employment or entry into the Master of Arts or Doctor of Philosophy programs.

Workload and assessment

Honours in Film Studies will consist of a thesis of 15,000-18,000 words plus 2 coursework seminar options which will be assessed by essays. The thesis will be worth 60% and the 2 coursework units of study 40% of the total mark.

Related subject areas

Art History, English, Philosophy

Our courses that offer this honours subject area