Film and visual media

Bachelor of arts honours in film and visual media

Qualification Bachelor of arts honours in film and visual media
Abbreviation BAHons (Film and Visual Media)
Min. study period Programme Code Degree Code Academic Plan Code NQF Level Total credits
1 year B1624 16240 BC160024 8 120

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information in this Rule Book, the following also applies:

  • (i) Candidates must have an Exit Level 7 qualification with an average mark of at least 65% in drama, fine arts, art history, languages, media studies or any other relevant Exit Level 7 qualification.
  • (ii) Applications are subject to preliminary assessment and/or additional study as suggested in consultation with the programme director as representative of the Programme Committee.
  • (iii) Particular attention will be paid to the candidates’ proven writing and critical thinking skills.
  • (iv) Candidates may only register after the programme director has issued a letter of approval for their admission and selection of modules.

2. CURRICULUM

The following three modules are presented and are compulsory:

CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
FVMA6800 Approaches to and Theories of the Moving Image 30
FVMH6800 Film History 30
FVMR6800 Research Report: Film and Visual Media (aligned with Studio Research) 60

3. ASSESSMENT

Students write a research report which is aligned with their production of short films (FVMR6800, 60 credits), and they complete a series of assignments and a final assessment or examination paper for each of the other two modules (FVMA6800 and FVMH6800, 30 credits each)




Master of arts in film and visual media

Qualification Master of arts in film and visual media
Abbreviation MA (Film and Visual Media)
Min. study period Programme Code Degree Code Academic Plan Code NQF Level Total credits
1 year B1824 18240 BC180024 9 180

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the requirements as presented in 1.4 under General Information in this Rule Book, the following also applies:

  • (i) Candidates must have an Exit Level 8 degree in Film and Visual Media or any other relevant Exit Level 8 qualification,
  • (ii) Candidates are subject to preliminary assessment and/or additional study, decided on in consultation with the programme director as representative of the Programme Committee.
  • (iii) The pass mark for the Exit Level 8 qualification must be 65% or more.
  • (iv) Candidates may register for the degree only after the programme director has issued a letter of approval for their admission and choice of curriculum.

2. CURRICULUM

CODE NAME OF MODULE CREDITS
FVMT8900 Dissertation: Film and Visual Media (Research Masters) 180

FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Nhlamulo (Lucky) Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3519
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

Humanities photo next to contact block