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Introduction to the Screen (MCC116)

Organisational Unit School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
Description An introductory unit which lays the groundwork for further analytical and practical units. Its objectives are: to familiarise students with the different ways in which screen texts are studied; to introduce students to concepts of narrative, style and genre in filmic texts ; and to introduce students to the basic terminology of visual language.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week; tutorials: 1.5 hours per week; film screenings: 2 hours per week.
Note: Lectures and workshops/tutorials commence in Week 1 of the semester.
Prerequisites Nil.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MED116 Introduction to Screen and Sound Studies or MCC116 Introduction to Screen and Sound Studies may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Introduction to the Screen (SCR100) - as for MCC116 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week; tutorials: 1.5 hours per week; film screenings: 2 hours per week.
Note: Lectures and workshops/tutorials commence in Week 1 of the semester.
Prerequisites Nil
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MCC116 Introduction to the Screen may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: MCC116
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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