Film Studies

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The units listed below are available in 2022.
See the current students website (Find a unit of study) for up-to-date information on sessions available.

ITLN3679

21/01/2022
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
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
FILM2001
Haunted Screens: Film and Memory
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 Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
N ARHT2053 or ARHT2653
Semester 1
ARBC2210
Screening the Arab World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Languages and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies
Semester 1
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
Intensive July
Semester 1
CAEL2069
Screenwriting and Directing
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
ENGL2617
Postmodernism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in English or 6 credit points at 1000 level in English and AMST1001 or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1076 or HSTY1023)) or 18 credit points at 1000 level including ENGL1011
N ENGL2017
Semester 1
ENGL2627
Screening Sexuality
6    P 6 credit points at 1000 level in the English major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major
N ENGL2027
Semester 1
ICLS2635
Science Fiction: The Future is Now
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level from ICLS or English or Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000, 2000 or 3000 level from Arabic Language and Cultures or Chinese Studies or French and Francophone Studies or Germanic Studies or Modern Hebrew or Indonesian Studies or Italian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies or Spanish and Latin American Studies
Semester 1
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2664
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
PHIL2658
Philosophy in Film

This unit of study is not available in 2022

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

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Spanish and Latin American Studies or Film Studies or SPAN3001
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
FILM3001
Cinematic Time
6    P 12 credits at 2000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major
N ARHT3676
Semester 2
FILM3002
Cinema Spectatorship
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major
N ARHT2655 or ARHT3677
Semester 1
FILM3003
Screening Reality Since the 1960s
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies
N ARHT2673
Semester 1
ARHT3633
Contemporary Australian Art and Film

This unit of study is not available in 2022

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 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
N ARHT2662
Semester 1
ARIN3630
Digital Arts
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures major or Art History major or Design Computing major or Film Studies major or (6 credit points at 1000 level and 6 credit points at 2000 level in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship major)
N ARIN2630
Semester 2
ASNS3616
Japanese Cinema and Society
6    P 6 Senior credit points in Asian Studies or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011
N JPNS3675
Semester 1
ENGL3710
Utopias and Dystopias: Literature; Films; TV

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in English or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Australian Literature
Semester 1
ITLN3679
Filming Fiction: The Italian Experience
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level or 2000 level or 3000 level from Italian Studies or 6 credit points at 1000 level or 2000 level or 3000 level from Italian Studies and 6 credit points at 2000 level from: Arabic Language and Cultures or Asian Studies or Chinese Studies or English or European Studies or Film Studies or French and Francophone Studies or Germanic Studies or International and Comparative Literacy Studies or Modern Hebrew or Indonesian Studies or Italian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Modern Greek Studies or Spanish and Latin American Studies
N ITLN3706
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
FILM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2