Thesisseminar

Course content

The seminar is for international and Danish students in Film and Media Studies and Cognition and Communication about to write their thesis. The seminar will combine practical guidelines, a sketch of subgenres of theses, basic academic formats, tacit expectations, and a hands-on approach in relation to the student’s own thesis-project.

Learning outcome

At the examination, the student is able to demonstrate:

 

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • a defined topic within film and media studies
  • key theories and methodology related to the subject
  • the broader film and media issues that the thesis topic relates to.

 

Skills to:

  • carry out an academic analysis of a clearly-defined issue using theories and methodology from film and media studies. 
  • contextualise the defined issue in relation to broader film and media-related issues.
  • critically reflect on theoretical, analytical and methodological choices.

 

Competencies to:

  • carry out a coherent and thorough analysis of a film and media-related issue.
  • present research results in a clear, coherent and well-structured way and using precise language.
  • summarise the content and results of the thesis concisely and precisely.

No prior reading is required.

Oral
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
ECTS
0 ECTS
Type of assessment
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