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Bachelor of Film and Television Science

The film and television science programme develops the abilities of students to analyse films and television programmes and to develop their knowledge and understanding of the importance of moving images in contemporary society.

The programme begins with the history of film. Subjects such as German expressionism, Soviet montage, French ‘new wave’, Italian neo-realism, Norwegian film history and New Hollywood are dealt with. Next comes the history of the documentary and different forms of expression, while the course on television concentrates on key TV genres and the history of television. The first year of the bachelor’s degree ends with a focus on film and television analysis in which different theoretical angles are presented and applied in the analysis of films and television programmes.

Study plan
The first academic year consists of basic courses that are compulsory, while the second academic year consists of optional specialisation and breadth courses.The third academic year consist of Ex.phil. and Ex.fac and writing of the bachelors thesis.

Study period abroad
A study period abroad is recommended in the 2nd academic year.

Further education
LillehammerUniversityCollege offers the Master in Film and Television Science as especially relevant for students taking this Bachelor’s degree programme. The programme also qualifies for other Master’s degree programmes in Norway and abroad.

The education qualifies the students for work within areas where knowledge and understanding of visual culture is a central competence, e.g. media pedagogy, culture journalism and administration and practical media activity.

Sist oppdatert: Gunnar Furseth Klinge 24.11.2011

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