Film Studies Honours A (FILM4101)


The Honours program in Film Studies consists of: 1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff, 2. a seminar (What is Cinema Studies) that meets weekly for two hours for one semester 3. a workshop (Studying Fim Festivals) that meets during one semester. The thesis should be of 18000-20000 words in length. Each seminar and the workshop require 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent. The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars and workshop is worth 20%.

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1x2-hr seminar/week, 4x workshops/semester


1x18000-20000wd thesis (60%), 2x6000-8000wd written works from one seminar and one workshop (2x20%)

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Credit average or better in 48 senior credit points in Film Studies. Candidates who do not have this prerequisite should contact the Honours Coordinator to determine possible waiving of the prerequisite

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