Scotland on the Screen

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Scotland on the Screen

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, History, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    This module explores images of Scotland in film and television in the context of historically recurrent Scottish cultural themes, with sideways references to literature and Scottish history, and an introductory approach to the topic of representation. The themes of the module are: Scotland in Hollywood: Brigadoon to Braveheart (Scotland on the American screen); Urban Scotland: Culture and Crime; Filmmaking in Scotland: the Importance of Shorts; and the Politics of Representation: Contemporary Scotland in Cinema and Television.

    Excursion(s): This module will include a trip to a celebrated screen location in Central Scotland and/ or a visit from a Scottish filmmaker.

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