BA Film Studies
(Award available for year: Bachelor of Arts)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:1. understand and demonstrate coherent and detailed subject knowledge and professional competencies some of which will be informed by recent research/scholarship in the discipline;2. deploy accurately standard techniques of analysis and enquiry within the discipline;3. demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of an argument;4. describe and comment on particular aspects of recent research and/or scholarship;5. appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge in the discipline;6. make appropriate use of scholarly reviews and primary sources;7. apply their knowledge and understanding in order to initiate and carry out an extended piece of work or project;8. conform to professional boundaries and norms where applicable.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:1. the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied; 2. the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;3. the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;4. the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;5. the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:1. demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline;2. work that draws on a wide variety of material;3. the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;4. evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline;5. work that is typically both evaluative and creative.