Postgraduate Courses

FAM5047S Contemporary Moving Image Theories

NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 9.

Entrance requirements

Acceptance for a Master’s programme.

Course convener

Dr. Alexia Smit

Course outline

Contemporary Moving Image Theories investigates current discussions around film and television forms and ecologies, including audiences and fandoms, new film cultures, and revisits theories of race and gender in contemporary contexts. The course also examines research methodologies in film and television research in preparation for the mini-dissertation.

DP requirements

Completion and submission of all assignments.


100% coursework: Presentation (10 minutes); Journal; Research Essay (4000-5000 words); Video Essay (5 minutes)