Film Studies: Theory, Method and Academic Writing, 7.5 Credits

The course focuses on academic writing and craft in film and media studies. It covers formulating research problems and aims, working with methods and theory, and compiling, evaluating, and relating to previous research. Students write research overviews, critically examines previous student theses, and finally present a draft of an independent thesis project, individually or in a pair, and then subject each other’s drafts to peer review.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G2F)


School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Media and Communication Studies, Film Studies and/or Media and Communication Studies, 60 credits.

Selection: Academic points

Additional information: Teaching Methods
The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1611