6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The unit may include an internship component for the major project- contact the Unit Coordinator for further information
This unit will provide students an opportunity to apply disciplinary ways of performing film and television theory, criticism and history. These will include a major practical project in film reviewing, audio-visual criticism, video-production OR a relevant internship. It will also involve a scholarly reflective essay on practical project/work experience as it relates to contemporary theories on criticism and screen-based media.
Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:
- Perform a range of critical practices of film and television
- Understand the complex relationship between film and television critical practice and theory
- Demonstrate an ability to conduct research and develop and present a critical work utilising web-based applications in manner appropriate to third-year study.
- Engage confidently in discussion of texts, theories and arguments in seminar environments both in the classroom and on-line.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units. As this is a third-year level unit, it is recommended that students only take this unit after they have completed at least one second-year level unit in Film and screen studies.