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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Undergraduate

Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Websites

Faculty of Arts

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Location

Malaysia

Screen studies involves historical, textual and critical approaches to film and television, and related new screen technologies. The Film and television studies major covers Asian and European national cinemas, a range of directors and genres, early and contemporary cinema, film stardom and popular television genres.

Emphasis is given to a variety of historical, critical and theoretical methods of analysis appropriate to the study of the moving image, including formal, institutional, reception based and cultural studies approaches, consideration of issues relating to the intersection of ideology and culture, the representation of gender, race and class, and questions concerning the relations between film and television and new technologies.

Availability

Film and television studies is listed in the Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences at Malaysia as a minor.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the minor, students will be able to:

1. identify and evaluate screen theory and scholarly debates in relation to contemporary and historical screen media examples and methods (review/evaluation of critical debate or literature review)

2. critically reflect on and synthesise screen theoretical approaches and communicate this in written, oral and audio-visual form (research essay and presentations)

3. understand and apply a range of theoretical approaches to contemporary and historical narrative and non-narrative forms of film, television and online screen critically engage with contemporary and historical practices of cinema and television criticism

Units

Minor requirements (24 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to the minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2016handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html).

Students complete:

a. Two level 1 gateway unitsgateway units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2016handbooks/undergrad/arts-08.html) (12 points):

  • AMU1304 Television studies: Forms and approaches
  • AMU1305 Film studies: Forms and approaches

b. Two level 2 or level 3 units (12 points):

Relevant courses

Successful completion of the minor can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:*

  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor by using 24 points of their free electives.