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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Lifelong Learning (LLC)

Undergraduate Course: Film Theory and Criticism (LLLG07059)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryWould you like to know more about semiotics, structuralism, gender in film? This course explores key concepts in film theory and criticism, and applies them to relevant film excerpts of some of the greatest films in cinema history. Join us and find out how some theoretical approaches can reveal essential forms and functions of cinema.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements none
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. By the end of the course, students will have gained:
    An understanding of how cinema works and how films can be "read"
    Familiarity with various analytical tools and methodologies which will be used with reference to film clips
    A critical appreciation of film, including (for credit students) the ability to express this in written form
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
Email: m.pierquin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
Email: D.McMillan@ed.ac.uk
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