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 2
ARHT3601 Cinematic Transformations will be offered from 2015
Core
ARHT2652
From Silent to Sound Cinema
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 1
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 2
ARHT2655
Modern Cinema: Modes of Viewing
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
Summer Main
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 2
HSTY2608
European Film and History
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
6    P 12 junior credit points from European Studies, European, Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies, Asian Studies, English, Government, History, Ancient History, Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology or Media and Communication
Semester 2
JPNS3675
Japanese Cinema
6    P (JPNS2622) or (12 Senior intermediate credit points from Asian Studies) or (ARHT2656 and one of ARHT2652, ARHT2653, ARHT2655, ARHT2657, ENGL2627, ENGL2638, ENGL3604, FILM2601, HSTY2608, ICLS2637 or MUSC2663) or (12 Senior credit points from ICLS)


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program
Semester 1
Elective
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, Psychology or Sociology)) or (18 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1011, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
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, 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 students including ENGL1011
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGL2617
Postmodernism
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
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 ENGL2635
Semester 1
EUST2020
Screening Europe: After 1989
6    P (12 Junior credit points from European Studies or European, Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies or Asian Studies, English; Government, History, Ancient History, Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology, Media and Communications) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011)
Semester 1
FRNC3690
French Political Cinema
6    P FRNC2633 and 12 credit points from (FRNC2644, FRNC2651, FRNC2655, FRNC2656, FRNC2657, FRNC2671, FRNC2675, FRNC2680, FRNC2681, FRNC2688, FRNC2691, FRNC2692, FRNC2693)
Semester 1
ITLN3679
Filming Fiction: The Italian Experience
6    P ITLN1612 or HSC Italian
Semester 1
PHIL2658
Philosophy in Film
6    P (12 junior credit points of Philosophy) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
Semester 1
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

Exchange

FILM2810
Film Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM2811
Film Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM2812
Film Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM2813
Film Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM2814
Film Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

FILM4101
Film Studies Honours A
12    P 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

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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