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Screen Cultures and Methods

This core module aims to explore significant methodologies and conceptual frameworks which are central to the study of audio-visual media. The module will be divided into four sections:

(i) textual analysis

(ii) historiography

(iii) theoretical and conceptual paradigms

(iv) television

The module provides a grounding in key concepts and methods, but will also encourage an advanced level of reflection on the key areas addressed.The module is taught through a combination of screenings, presentations, reading and discussion and this document details the work for each week, the required and suggested further reading and assessment.

sleep furiously 

Sleep Furiously (Gideon Koppel, UK, 2007)



Potential applicants should note that the list of MA modules is for general information only. Which modules will be offered in a given year will be determined by the Head of Department in July of the year beginning the following October. Applicants will be informed by email as soon as the information is available. If you wish to know and have not yet applied, please write to Lynsey Willmore (