Film Studies Table

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

Film Studies

Major

A major in Film Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Film Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
FILM1000
Introduction to Film Studies
6    N ENGL1011
Intensive January
Semester 1
FILM1001
Hollywood: Art, Industry, Entertainment
6    N ARHT1003
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
FILM2000
From Silent to Sound Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major
N ARHT2052 or ARHT2652
Semester 2
Selective
ARBC2210
Screening the Arab World

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Languages and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 2
CAEL2039
Screen Arts: an Introduction
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
ENGL2617
Postmodernism

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points in English or 6 Junior credit points in English and AMST1001 or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023)) or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011
N ENGL2017
Semester 2
ENGL2627
Screening Sexuality
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in English or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
N ENGL2027
Semester 2
ENGL2638
Literature and Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points in English or (6 Junior credit points from English and AMST1001) or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011
N ENGL2038
Semester 2
ENGL2668
Australian Gothic

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in English or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Australian Literature
N ASLT2619
Semester 2
ENGL2669
Australian Stage and Screen
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Australian Literature or 12 credit points at 1000 level in English Studies
N ASLT2616 Australian Stage & Screen
Semester 1
EUST2020
Screening Europe: After 1989

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
Semester 1
ICLS2635
Science Fiction: The Future is Now

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in International and Comparative Literary Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 2
ICLS2637
Watching Stars: Film and the Star System

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in International and Comparative Literary Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 1
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
MUSC2664
Popular Music and the Moving Image
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
PHIL2658
Philosophy in Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Philosophy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 2
SPAN2641
Filmmaking in the Latin American Context
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or Film Studies
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
FILM3000
Cinematic Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT3601
Semester 2
Selective
FILM3003
Screening Reality Since the 1960s
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies
N ARHT2673
Semester 2
FILM3004
National and Transnational Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3633
Contemporary Australian Art and Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2633
Semester 2
ARHT3662
On Photography and the Wretched Screen

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Art History
N ARHT2662
Semester 1
ARIN3630
Digital Arts
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Design Computing
N ARIN2630
Semester 2
ASNS3616
Japanese Cinema and Society

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 6 Senior credit points in Asian Studies or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011
N JPNS3675
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
FILM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 2