2021/2022

BA (Hons) (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The BA (Hons) (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway is a four-year, full-time honours degree programme. Applicants for this programme must fulfil the minimum entry requirements (see here).


In First Arts (Film and Screen Media) students take Film and Screen Media (30 credits) together with two other subjects (15 credits) each from those listed here. See here for programme requirements.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Students who wish to take the Second Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway register for the pathway at the beginning of Second Year. No student may register for Second Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway until s/he has passed the First University Examination in Arts (Film and Screen Media). The selection of any module is conditional on the Professor or Lecturer concerned and the College being satisfied that a student is capable of profiting by attendance thereat. Students may not select modules which involve a timetable clash.

In Second Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway, students take 40 credits of Film and Screen Media plus 20 credits of one other subject continued from First Year. See here for programme requirements except for Italian which is listed below.

Italian
20-credit Subject

Students take 20 credits as follows:
IT2101 (10 credits), IT2105 (5 credits)
plus 5 credits from:
IT2304, IT2306, IT2309, IT2310, IT2311 (5 credits per module).

Note: In addition to the general regulations for passing the year, students must pass IT2101.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Third Year - Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway

2021-22: Due to the exceptional circumstances, Options 2 and 3 below relate to the academic year 2021/22 only.

Students can complete the Third Year of BA Hons Film and Screen Media (International) Pathway by choosing one of the following options:

1. Students spend the Third Year Abroad
2. Students spend the Third Year at UCC
3. Students spend One Semester Abroad and One Semester at UCC

Students are reminded that if they wish to transfer from the BA Hons Arts-Film and Screen Media (International) Pathway to the BA – Hons Arts-Film and Screen Media CK105, they may do so at the start of Semester 1 by submitting a transfer application to the Office of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences. Transfers are not available for students in European Studies.

1. Students spending Third Year Abroad
Third Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway is spent in an approved foreign university where students will study approved courses/modules to the equivalent value of 60 credits. All courses will be assessed by the approved Host University.

2. Students spending Third Year in UCC
In Third Arts-Film and Screen Media (International) students continue with their two chosen subjects from Second Arts-Film and Screen Media (International), taking the same credit weightings for each subject as in Second Arts-Film and Screen Media (International). Students must take a total of 60 credits for the Year in agreement with their Departments and Programme Director.

No electives may be repeated from Second Year Modules (i.e. if these modules have already been taken), or if modules are chosen from Final Year, they may not be taken again in the future.

3. Students spending One Semester Abroad and One Semester in UCC
In some instances, students may complete one semester in UCC and one semester abroad taking a total of 60 credits for the year, in agreement with the Programme Director.

This option is available to students (1) who are unable to travel to their host university as a result of Covid-19 or (2) whose host university is no longer able to accept international students as a result of Covid-19.

Where students spend one semester in UCC they will be required to take modules to the value of 30 credits. These must be agreed with the relevant Department(s) and the Programme Director.

Students studying in UCC in Semester 2 may not select modules for which they do not have the relevant pre- and co- requisites.

No electives may be repeated from Second Year Modules (i.e. if these modules have already been taken), or if modules are chosen from Final Year, they may not be taken again in the future.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book.

No student may register for Fourth Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway until s/he has passed the Third University Examination in Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway. The selection of any module is conditional on the Professor or Lecturer concerned and the College being satisfied that a student is capable of profiting by attendance thereat. Students may not select modules which involve a timetable clash.

In Fourth Arts (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway, students take 40 credits of Film and Screen Media plus 20 credits of one other subject continued from Second Year. See here for programme requirements (students follow the same curriculum as students taking Third Arts (Film and Screen Media)).

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BA (Hons) (Film and Screen Media) (International) Pathway (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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