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General studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn students to see and analyze film and it´s characters as functional figures.

Basic vocabulary on dramaturgy is learned as a tool to talk about movies and manuscripts.

The student gets interested in history of film and understands its impact on contemporary film.

There is philosophy in film.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to recognice some dramaturgical models as tools to analyze film.

Student knows about history of film and the technological development, conventions in narrative fiction.

Course contents

A Lesson with some examples and underlying theory.

Analysing in working groups.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information


Recommended or required reading

will be announced when the course starts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 100 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • - 13 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Lindfors Kauko


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2012-09-05 - Reports and productions

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