Understanding Film, Short Course | Part time online | Boston University | United States
1 months
3180 USD/full
3180 USD/full
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The Understanding Film course is offered by Boston University.


Traces the development, surveys the literature, and explores the impact of media--whether traditional, interactive, social, or mobile--examining conceptual, theoretical, and practical aspects of today's global media environment. The Understanding Film course is offered by Boston University.

Reviews the factors that have shaped the nature of contemporary media, including their content, uses, functions, and audiences. 

Educational opportunity

Provides students with a broad understanding of the social and psychological impact of mediated communication and empowers students to think originally and critically about how media technologies evolve, function, advance, and shape society, industry, and professional practices. 

Programme Structure

  • The course makes dynamic connections between theoretical frameworks, everyday life, and industry practices in a manner that engages undergraduate students in Advertising, Media Science, and Public Relations and informs them of the significance of using strategic approaches to constructing, disseminating, and evaluating media initiatives and media messages.  

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  • Part-time
    • 1 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BU Alert phone number
This number is used to notify you of a University-wide emergency. You can update your Alert Number on the Student Link, “Personal” tab, under the “Address and Phone” option.
  • Financial obligation
Students are required to settle their Student Account by the payment deadlines set for each academic term. A hold will be placed on accounts that are not settled, which will prevent future registration activity until the payment is made.
  • Immunization
Massachusetts law requires all full-time students and all international students to be immunized against a number of diseases in order to attend the University. Students must obtain these immunizations to remain in compliance.
  • Local address
In order to comply with the safety regulations of the City of Boston, students must provide a current local address. You can view and update your local address on the Student Link, “Personal” tab, “Address and Phone” option.

Tuition Fee

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    3180 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3180 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    3180 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3180 USD for the full programme during 1 months.


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