Birkbeck, University of London
Film Programming and Curating
Good honours degree (second class or above, or overseas equivalent). Professional or work experience in a field relevant to graduate study in the humanities may also be taken into account. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.
The core course, History Theory Methods, runs over the autumn and spring terms and consists of screenings, site visits or programming exercises alongside weekly seminars. It consists of the following parts:
Perspectives on audiences and spectatorship;
Spaces and places of film exhibition (London - a case study);
Great collections and sites of exhibition;
Practices of curating and programming.
Autumn term modules:
Curating Film, Sharing Passions;
Artists' Film: The Museum, The Gallery and Beyond .
Spring term module:
The Essay Film and the Archive.
Themes in Film Festivals;
In the summer term, you can undertake a placement in a relevant institution. There will also be weekly lectures by visiting film, media or gallery professionals.
For your Final Project, you undertake a dissertation exploring a historical or theoretical problem in the field of curation and/or the mediation or exhibition of screen media.
Essay assessments and a final project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
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