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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2100

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
166864

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To consolidate student understanding of the different critical approaches that are involved in researching and analysing screen authorship.

Course content

Authorship will be studied in relation to film and media history, shifting industrial frameworks, competing and converging cross-media forms, fan studies and questions of identify. The course will examine how authorship can be used to approach the figure of the director, the screenwriter, the star, the past and present of the Hollywood industry, television, digital streaming, audiences and fans.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of any four first-year courses from the Bachelor of Arts

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (Optional) 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Annotated bibliography 675 words 15% N/A
Minor essay 1575 words 35% N/A
Major essay 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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