Details for Film and Television

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ENG302
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Carrigy

Awards offering Film and Television

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Assess the intertextual and transtextual nature of multimedia texts.
  2. Analyse and compare multimedia texts through the identification of the structural, conventional, and stylistic features they use.
  3. Examine evidence to develop, support, and justify a critical interpretation of a multimedia text/s.
  4. Analyse how ideas, perspectives, values, and world views are represented in texts and how they are received by audiences.

Subject Content

  1. Introduction to Film, Television, and Multimedia
  2. Classic Cinema: The Golden Age of Hollywood
  3. Genre and Expectation
  4. Film and Adaptation
  5. Contemporary Film: Stylists and Blockbusters
  6. Contemporary Television: Meaning in the Streaming

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-Learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Posts (20%)
  • Minor Essay (30%)
  • Major Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

There is no prescribed text. Students are responsible for accessing the texts featured in this unit in the same way they would be for books, novels, etc. The Moodle page will outline where these texts can be located (AC library, YouTube, streaming services, etc.)