• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Screen Studies
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, History, Visual Arts, Literature, Film
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Monique Rooney
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course is designed for students majoring in Screen Studies. It comprises a supervised problem-based research project that will demonstrate integration of learning across the major. It will focus on intensive study of one or more topics in Screen Studies through a combination of application of theoretical frameworks and practical issues concerning  cinema, television, social media and streaming platforms. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. identify and select from a range of conceptual approaches to understand the interplay between cultural, gendered, linguistic and national identities in the context of globalisation;
  2. evaluate and critically analyse theoretical frameworks and debates concerning the discipline of Screen Studies;
  3. apply screen studies methodologies in order to analyse transmedia and multi-modal story telling platforms; and
  4. communicate an understanding of research methods in written, visual, and oral forms.

Indicative Assessment

Project proposal, 800 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Reflexive Learning Journal, 1000 words (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Research project (this can be either a written, visual or multi-modal project), 3000 words or up to 20 minutes if a video (50%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
 

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time consisting of:
a) 24 hours of  supervised project work over 12 weeks; and
b)106 hours of independent student research and project work.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

This course is a capstone unit for students completing a major in Screen Studies.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4744 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9698 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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