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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - Common Courses

Undergraduate Course: Cinema History (ELCC08001)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits40
Home subject areaEuropean Languages and Cultures - Common Courses Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course covers the history and thinking about cinema from its inception in the late 19th century to contemporary world cinema
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs 30 fee per semester payable to the Filmhouse
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
To comprehend the significance in the changing aesthetics in Cinema
To read and critically discuss films and film theory
To understand why certain theories emerge with specific contexts
To think and write clearly about aesthetic and film theory
To be able to evaluate and discuss complex ideas orally and in writing
Assessment Information
Continuous assessment (presentation in tutoria, 10%)
2 essays of 2000-2500 words in length (60%)
One final examination (30%)
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Two hours of lecture Mondays and Wednesdays
Two hours of tutorial on Tuesday and Thursday or Friday
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Kristine Ravetto-Biagioli
Tel: (0131 6)51 3237
Email: K.Ravetto@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Alison Edie
Tel: (0131 6)51 4241
Email: Alison.Edie@ed.ac.uk
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