Film Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Film Studies

A major in Film Studies requires at least 36 senior credit points including ARHT2656 and ARHT3601 and with a maximum of 12 credit points taken from elective units of study.

Junior units of study

Before undertaking senior units in the Film Studies subject area, students are required to complete 18 junior credit points including ENGL1011
ENGL1011
Introduction to Film Studies
6      Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory
ARHT2656
Film Genres and National Cinemas
6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ARHT2056
Semester 1
ARHT3601
Cinematic Transformations
6    P (12 senior credit points from ARHT and ARHT2656) or (ARHT2656 and 12 senior credit points from (ARHT2652, ARHT2653, ARHT2655, ARHT2657, ENGL2627, ENGL2638, ENGL3604, FILM2601, HSTY2608, ICLS2637, JPNS3675, MUSC2663))
Semester 2
Core
ARHT2652
From Silent to Sound Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ARHT2052


Film Studies Core Unit. This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 2
ARHT2653
Memory of the World: Key Films
6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011) or (6 Senior credit points from ICLS)
N ARHT2053
Semester 1
ARHT2655
Modern Cinema: Modes of Viewing

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ARHT2055
Semester 1
ARHT2657
Contemporary Hollywood
6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011) or ((AMST1001 and (HSTY1023 or HSTY1076))
N ARHT2057
Semester 2
ENGL2627
Screening Sexuality

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023)) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
N ENGL2027
Semester 2
ENGL2638
Literature and Cinema
6    P ((12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001)) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ENGL2038
Semester 1
Summer Late
HSTY2608
European Film and History

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History) or (6 Senior credit points of European Studies) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N HSTY2008
Semester 2
Summer Main
ICLS2637
Watching Stars: Film and the Star System

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P 12 Junior credit points from any of the following (Arabic Studies, Chinese Studies, English, European Studies, French Studies, Germanic Studies, Modern Hebrew, Indonesian Studies, Italian Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Modern Greek & Byzantine Studies, Spanish & Latin American Studies, or History)
Semester 2
ASNS3616
Japanese Cinema and Society
6    P 6 senior credit points of Asian Studies or 18 junior credit points including ENGL1011
N JPNS3675
Semester 1
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
Elective
ARHT2632
Modern Australian Art and Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ARHT2032
Semester 2
ASLT2619
Australian Gothic

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
Semester 2
ARIN2630
Digital Arts
6    P 18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)
N ARIN2300
Semester 2
ASLT2616
Australian Stage and Screen
6    P (18 Junior credit points including 12 Junior credit points from English) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ASLT2006 or ASLT2016
Semester 1
CAEL2039
Screen Arts: an Introduction
6    P CASF1001, or 18 junior credit points from Undergraduate Table A for Arts and Social Sciences including ENGL1011
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL2617
Postmodernism

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (12 Junior credit points from English) or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023)) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N ENGL2017
Semester 1
ENGL3616
Reading Contemporary America

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (18 Senior credit points from English or Australian Literature) or (ARHT2656 and 6 credit points from (ARHT2652, ARHT2653, ARHT2655, ARHT2567, ENGL2627, ENGL2638, ENGL3604, FILM2601, HSTY2608, ICLS2637 or MUSC2663))
N ENGL2035 or ENGL2635
Semester 1
EUST2020
Screening Europe: After 1989
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
Semester 2
FILM2601
Cinema Today: Traffic in Moving Images
6    P (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011) or (12 senior credit points from Digital Cultures)
Semester 2
FRNC2681
French Narrative Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P FRNC1632
N FRNC2802
Semester 2
FRNC3690
French Political Cinema
6    P FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3626
Semester 1
GRMN2633
Topics in German Film

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (12 Junior credit points of Germanic Studies) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011) or (6 Senior credit points in ICLS)
N GRMN2455
Semester 1
ITLN3679
Filming Fiction: The Italian Experience

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P ITLN1612, or HSC Italian Beginners, HSC Italian Continuers
N ITLN3706
Semester 1
MUSC2664
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
PHIL2658
Philosophy in Film
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Philosophy) or (18 Junior credit points, including ENGL1011)
Semester 2
RLST2628
Religion and Film
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Studies in Religion) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N RLST2028
Semester 1
Summer Main
SPAN2641
Filmmaking in the Latin American Context
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 1

Honours

FILM4101
Film Studies Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM4102
Film Studies Honours B
12    C FILM4101
Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM4103
Film Studies Honours C
12    C FILM4102
Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM4104
Film Studies Honours D
12    C FILM4103
Semester 1
Semester 2