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what are film and television studies?

Are you interested in films and television and their cultural and societal relevance?

During the course you will get familiar with the central questions and focus areas of film and television studies and its relations to the cultural and societal relevance of the discipline. You will also be able to place knowledge pertaining to film culture into the context of more general questions of art studies.

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Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Mon 9.9.2019
16:15 - 18:45
Mon 16.9.2019
16:15 - 18:45
Mon 23.9.2019
16:15 - 18:45
Mon 30.9.2019
16:15 - 18:45
Mon 7.10.2019
16:15 - 18:45
Mon 14.10.2019
16:15 - 18:45

Registration and fee

Registration begins 45 days before the beginning of the course. The exact registration time is shown by clicking the Enrol button.

Register for an examination at least ten days before the examination date.

How can I become a student?
During your studies
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The course is organized in co-operation with the Bachelor’s Programme in Art Studies (Film and television studies). The Bachelor’s Programme in Art Studies arranges the course in which the Open University students (max 30 students) attend. They registrate themselves via Open University's study programme (Enrol).

Open University reserves the right to make changes to the study programme.

Description

The course is suitable for everyone interested on the theme.

No prior studies or knowledge is required.

After completing the course, you will be familiar with the central questions and focus areas of film and television studies well enough to form a personal opinion on the cultural and societal relevance of the discipline. You will also be able to place knowledge pertaining to film culture into the context of more general questions of art studies. Included in this are the first steps in learning to propose notions on phenomena in the field and their meaning on the basis of approaches you consider appropriate. You will also have a basic understanding of your personal orientation in terms of film culture.

Central questions, focus areas, basic concepts and approaches in film and television studies

Supplementary literature:

1) Nelmes: Introduction to Film Studies tai Hill & Gibson: Oxford Companion to Film Studies
2) Buonanno, Milly: The Age of Television: Experiences and Theories (2008)

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Elfving, Sari & Pajala, Mari (toim.): Tele-visioita - Mediakulttuurin muuttuvat muodot.

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Lectures + learning journal or essay(s) (14–15 pages in total)

Online learning environment Moodle opens on October 29, 2019.
How to get the Moodle-link and course key?
Next day after registration: log into this study programme with your University of Helsinki username.
You will receive more information on the username after registration.

The course is organized in co-operation with the Bachelor’s Programme in Art Studies (Film and television studies). The Bachelor’s Programme in Art Studies arranges the course in which the Open University students attend.