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Student Exchange Programs
Third-year student Charlotte Anderson, on exchange to the University of Glasgow during 2012-13, is seen with the Lumière brothers' 1895 Cinématographe, during a trip to The Lumière Institute in Lyon, France.
Queen's University offers a number of Canadian and international exchange opportunities, many of which include film and media studies. Scroll down through them, or jump down to details on these programs:
Application deadline for most of these exchanges is 11 January. Details are available from the International Programs Office.
If you are from outside Canada and interested in attending Queen's, see the Queen's International Centre.
International Study Centre
Queen's University's Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle in Sussex, England, offers courses including Film and Media to students from Queen's and around the world. It's a unique venue for study abroad, providing a beautiful setting, small classes, and exposure to the cultural and historical resources of England and the Continent.
In some terms, the Department of Film and Media offers courses specifically designed for the ISC, so you can follow your FILM program while spending a term at the Castle. Some of these courses are given only at Herstmonceux, and will open a window onto film and media culture in Europe, and complement your courses at the Kingston campus.
FILM 104* and FILM 106* are an alternative to FILM 110 in first year.
FILM 306*/0.5 Contemporary Film: Britain and the
Continent 3L; 2P
Comparative study of thematic and stylistic trends in recent films from
Britain and one other European Union country. National and European politics
and social issues are considered, as well as the state of film production,
distribution and exhibition.
FILM 307*/0.5 Classics of European Cinema 3L;2P
A study of some of the most significant films made in Europe from the early
20th century to today. Considers historical, technological and aesthetic
determinants and influences.
FILM 335*/0.5 Culture and Technology 3L;2P
Studies the relations of the mass media and popular culture in Europe.
Critical examination of cultural and communication technologies with selected
examples from film, television, and other media.
Courses are offered if numbers warrant.
The International Study Centre offers the opportunity to participate in academic programs in Europe while receiving credits toward a degree. The program is designed for one or two terms of study so that students may integrate the courses with their regular degree programs. The program is open to any student who has completed at least one year at the university level. The breadth of the curriculum will allow students, depending on their degree focus, to choose areas of specialization or diversification.
The cost of field trips associated with academic courses is already included in tuition fees. Other trips will be arranged for weekends and at other times for an additional cost. As well, many cultural and historic attractions are located within a few miles of the Castle.
For more information see the Bader International Study Centre website.
CANEX Exchange Program
CANEX is an
undergraduate exchange program involving Canadian universities. Participating
University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow in Scotland and Queen's University arrange an exchange of students each year, and film students are frequently involved in the exchange. Under this arrangement the Queen's student spends his or her third year at Glasgow, but pays Queen's tuition and residence fees. All second-year Arts and Science students are eligible to apply upon the condition that they return to Queen's to complete their honours year. Application forms can be obtained from the International Programs Office, B206 Mackintosh-Corry Hall, and must be submitted by 15 January.
Other International Exchanges
Exchanges with other overseas universities have also been developed by The Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's. Under this arrangement the Queen's student spends his or her third year at one of the partner universities, but pays Queen's tuition and residence fees. All second-year Arts and Science students are eligible to apply upon the condition that they return to Queen's to complete their honours year. Application forms can be obtained from the International Programs Office, B206 Mackintosh-Corry Hall, and must be submitted by 15 January.
Participating universities include:
For more details see the International Programs Office web site.
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