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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

The fourth year honours program in Film Studies consists of two semester-long units of study and a thesis of 18,000–20,000 words in length. 

You are are able to study the history of cinema, film theory and criticism, film aesthetics and style as well as the relationship between film and other disciplines.

Honours in Film Studies focuses on establishing your individual research practice, further equipping you for employment or entry into postgraduate work in Film Studies, from Doctoral and Masters research in film theory and criticism to Masters and Diploma programs in film production.

Courses that offer this honours subject

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Units of study in honours

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