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Film Studies provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the history and contemporary significance of film as a medium and cinema as an institution. Our Film Studies major offers a comprehensive and innovative program of study that gives students the critical and practical skills to understand, analyse, and work with the most popular art form of the 20th and 21st centuries. Film and related screen media forms are examined in their historical, cultural, and technological contexts, enabling students to develop an international perspective on the place and history of film in global media culture.

Studying Film Studies at UNSW

The study of Film Studies at UNSW is conducted through the School of English, Media and Performing Arts. Film can be studied as a major sequence within the Bachelor of Arts and combined degree programs. An Honours program is available, as is postgraduate study.

Film Studies can be studied as 

Specialisation At the Level of Plan
Film Studies Minor FILMA23428

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