Global Cinema

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Global Cinema

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, International Affairs, International Relations, International Studies, Media Studies, Television Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    2
  • Overview

    This module will provide an introduction to techniques of film analysis, focusing on aspects such as genre, narrative, and thematic structure, as well as the relationship between film and social context. Students will also learn to analyse individual scenes and sequences, looking at compositional elements such as editing, soundtrack, lighting, and camera angles. Five films will be studied from a diversity of continents.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

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