Studying Film

Module code: MS7223

This module will enable you to analyse a range of films and critically analyse them using a range of theoretical approaches. You’ll look at the context and reception of films as well, to understand their full cultural impact. This module also involves student-led discussion, mini presentations and film screenings to delve into the many aspects involved with film analysis.


  • 11 hours of lectures
  • 22 hours of seminars
  • 1 hour of tutorial
  • 11 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 105 hours of guided independent study


  • Portfolio of four 250-word analyses: two on films, two on theories (45%)
  • Weekly discussion board (10%)
  • Essay, 3,000 words (45%)