Sub-major - Art History and Cinema Studies

Western Sydney University Sub-major Code: S1604AHCS2.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

The Art History and Cinema Studies area is intended to introduce students to the broad tenets of art history and cinema studies. Program units examine aspects of art history and visual culture from the Renaissance to the present day and topics in film history and theory. In particular, units are offered that cover key aspects of European and Australian art and architecture, art theory, photography, Australian and Asian cinema, museum studies, and digital media. Themes and topics within these units include: the development of the avant-garde, aesthetics, modernism and postmodernism in the visual arts, cinema and gender, national cinema, and the creation of art audiences.

Sub-major Structure

A Humanities sub-major must be made up of no more than one Level 1 unit with the remaining 30 credit points made up of Level 2 or 3 units, or 40 credit points at Level 2 or 3.

Penrith Campus

101004 From Renaissance to Impressionism

Level 2 and 3 Units

Note: Not all units listed will be offered each year. Units will be offered on a rotational basis.

101295 Aesthetics
100245 Asian Cinema
10400 Aspects of Early Modern Art
101248 Australian Art 1
100959 Australian Art II
100989 Cinema and Realism
100990 Cinema, Culture, Memory
101250 Digital Futures
100256 Film and Affect
10157 History and Theory of the Avant-Garde
100961 Humanities Internship
100964 Introduction to Film Studies
VP214A Masculinity and Cinema
101001 Modernity and Cinema
101002 Multimedia Authoring
101410 Photo-Textual Histories
101253 Public Memory and Commemoration
101254 The Animated Image: Histories and Theories
10371 The Art Museum - from the Prince to the Public
100890 The Art of Landscape
101266 The Art of Modern Life
101411 Theories of Representation
10158 Writings on Art

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