Film, Culture and Society B

Department of Political Science and International Studies, School of Government and Society

College of Social Sciences


Code 16796

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Film, Culture and Society A - 16795

Module description

The module, which runs in two terms, aims to provide an introduction to some of the main approaches to the study of cinema within cultural studies. Students will develop an understanding of cinema as a social and cultural institution. Key concepts such as spectatorship, audience, genre and ideology will be explored through an analysis of selected filmic texts and critical readings.

Teaching and learning methods

4 hours per week Seminars, lectures, workshops, screenings