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Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 19:38

Course Overview

Students will gain practical experience in the film industry and/or visual culture organisations, providing real work experience in preparation for the next steps following their degree.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Amy Bryzgel

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

  • ()

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FS5525 Work-Based Placement in Film and Visual Culture (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Through this course, students will gain practical experience in the film industry and/or field of visual culture. Students will undertake a work-based placement, wherein tasks are agreed by the course coordinator in consultation with the project partner. The student will have regular meetings with the course coordinator and reflect on the experience gained, producing a journal and reflective essay at the end of the course.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown


More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

35% 1,000-word journal and work-based placement; 65% 2,000-2,500-word reflective essay.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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