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Moving images and archival media technologies

Can be applied for as an independent course even by students who do not study Cinema Studies. The course is compulsory for those admitted to the master's program in Cinema Studies

The course deals with the archive's media technologies.

Through a focus on theoretical and methodological issues around the archive as media technology, the course provides an advanced introduction to some of today's most central Cinema Studies issues and research areas.

The aim is to develop critical thinking and analytical skills for independent research work.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Teaching consists of lectures, seminars and film screenings. Film screenings and seminars are mandatory. The language of instruction is English.


    For a passing grade on the course, the student must be able to:
    - discuss and problematize archival theoretical issues and perspectives in the field of film and media science research, and
    - independently apply archival science research perspectives in own analyzes.

    The course is examined with an oral presentation and a home exam.

    Supplementation can be allowed if the student is close to the limit for passing, ie received the grade Fx. The assignment must be submitted within two weeks after the need for completion has been announced by the examiner. For approved completion, the grades A-E are used.



  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Student Affairs Office - Master Programme