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Collaborative Industry Project - TFT00073M

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  • Department: Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Marta Herrero
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2023-24

Module summary

This module provides you with the opportunity to engage in a real-world collaborative project on the basis of a brief set by an industry partner from the creative industries.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Semester 2 2023-24

Module aims

In this module, you will work in small teams, conducting research and formulating a strategic response to a challenge set by a representative of a creative industries organisation. Leadership, management and collaborative skills will be developed through focused teamwork, while contact with an industry partner will lead to greater awareness and understanding of the types of challenges that creative industry organisations face. The ability to develop innovative and informed solutions as part of a team will help to prepare you for careers in a range of creative industries.

Module learning outcomes

Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the key processes associated with project management, including research, scoping, strategy, implementation and marketing.
Understand and respond strategically to the types of real-world challenges that creative industries organisations face.
Work in a collegial manner with team members, drawing collaboratively and strategically on respective capabilities and knowledge.
Demonstrate effective leadership, management, clarity of communication, team-working and problem-solving skills within a project.
Critically evaluate the leadership, management and team-working in the design, planning and execution of the project, drawing lessons for future projects.


Task Length % of module mark
Individual Project Diary : Project Diary
N/A 60
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Group presentation
N/A 40

Special assessment rules


Additional assessment information

Formative assessment embedded in all supervisory meetings where you will rehearse your presentations to the external partner and gain feedback from your supervisor. Supervisor sessions are also designed to provide you with advice/recommendations on your current work on the module.


Task Length % of module mark
Essay : Strategy and reflective report in project activity or project intentions.
N/A 60
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Presentation Script (1000) or video (10')
N/A 40

Module feedback

You will receive written feedback in line with standard University turnaround times.

You will receive interim feedback during supervisory meetings, and then in response to both your presentations and individual diaries.

Indicative reading

There are no specific reading materials for this module. You are encouraged to use the readings recommended in all the other modules you have studied/are studying. It is also recommended that you use any other reading materials that are pertinent to the topic of the brief.

The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.