Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 A 1.5-hour lecture, a 1-hour seminar and a 2.5-hour screening per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||None Completion of at least 12.5 points at second year in Cinema and/or Cultural Studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Usually 12.5 points of first year Cinema & Cultural Studies (106-101 or 107-132) and 25 points of second year Cinema & Cultural Studies subjects. None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Mark Nicholls
|Subject Overview:||Through a detailed examination of one or more genres, this subject will address the importance of genre to the production and reception of films, television programs and associated popular media. Mainstream and established genres will be central to this subject, however the evolution of established genres and the importance of directors, producers, writers, stars, studios and audiences to generic development and the creation of media hybrids will also be studied.|
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject should: |
|Assessment:||A paper of 1500 words 40% (due during semester). A written essay of 2500 words 60% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||As a result of attendance at scheduled classes, participation in planned activities and timely completion of assignments, students should acquire skills in the following areas: |
|Notes:||This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts (Continuing) students at either level 2 or 3 in order to complete a major in either Cinema or Cultural Studies.|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Diploma in Creative Arts
Cinema && Cultural Studies |
Cinema Studies Major
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies Major
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