Introduction to Cinema

Module code: MS1000 

Module co-ordinatorDr Anna Claydon

Module Outline

This module focuses on the history and development of film content, introducing the key issues and theories pertaining to the study of the moving image. By the end of this module, you will have a critical and analytical knowledge of the development of the moving image, have an understanding of the history of cinema attendance, a knowledge of moving image theory and you will be able to carry out analysis of text.

Assessment Methods

  • Two hour examination at the end of the semester 50%
  • 2 x 1,500 word essays 40%
  • Class presentation 10%