Introduction to Film Studies and Communication

Course Outline

Film studies looks at the movie as a cultural subject and asks questions about our interaction with audio-visual media to better understand and contextualize ourselves and the society we live in globally. This course explores a basic introduction to Film Studies with a focus on analysis, discussion, film theory and film history with references to philosophy, media and cultural studies and communication.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how to analyse audio-visual media in the context of academic discourse
  2. Know the storytelling functions that makes stories flow and function

Course Cancellation/Postponement

CNM reserves the right to cancel or postpone any programme due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event that a programme is cancelled or rescheduled and the fee has been paid, CNM will refund the nett programme fee received.

Registration

Registration will typically close two weeks before the programme cmmencement date, or when the class is fully subscribed. Registration can remain open until course commencement date if training places are still available.

 

If accepted for the course, NUS requires pre-payment by credit card, bank transfer or a signed purchase order.

Substitution, Deferment, and Cancellation

The following policies and charges will apply for late notice of deferment or cancellation by participants, except for cases that can be waived based on compassionate or medical grounds.

  • Substitution
    • At least one week prior to programme commencement: no charge
    • Within one week to programme commencement: 5% of full programme fees
       
  • Cancellation
    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčWithin two weeks to programme commencement: 50% of full programme fees
    • Within one week to programme commencement: 100% of full programme fees
       
  • Deferment
    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčDeferment is permitted on compassionate or medical grounds. Relevant proof or documents must be submitted to substantiate the grounds.
       
  • Withdrawal
    • ‚Äč‚ÄčThere will be no refund of programme fees if notification for withdrawal is received after programme commencement.

NUS must be notified in writing of all substitutions, cancellations, deferments, and withdrawals.

Course Details

Date 24 October 2020 (Saturday)
Time 9am - 5pm
Venue Course will be held onine.
Price TBA

 

Who should attend?

Professionals seeking to deepen or broaden their knowledge in film and cinema studies, with a least a Polytechnic diploma.

Enquiries

For any enquiries on the course, contact Ms Melody Loh at cnm.exec@nus.edu.sg, or Tel: 6516 7847

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