Department: Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media
Module co-ordinator: Mr. Matt Brannan
Credit value: 60 credits
Credit level: M
Academic year of delivery: 2023-24
Notes: This is an independent study module
This module enables you to apply skills and methods learned through earlier course modules in an extended project of your choosing (in agreement with your supervisor) directly related to their chosen specialism.
Module will run
Semester 2 2023-24 to Summer Semester 2023-24
To provide you with the full experience of an independent project directly related to your chosen specialism from research, design specification, development, production, analysis and refinement to report writing and public presentation.
Module learning outcomes
Through completion of this module, you are expected to be able to:
define project specifications with clear technical, creative and/or story objectives as relevant to your specialism.
develop and maintain suitable timescales for project completion with an understanding of optimising workflow and project management as appropriate to your specialism.
demonstrate an understanding for and application of production and/or postproduction processes and/or technologies related to your specialism as well as to look into innovation and pushing the boundaries of current practices.
work independently as well as liaise with colleagues as required to fulfil project requirements. develop and enhance facility with hardware and/or software systems related to your specialism as needed for project creation.
further develop report writing, reflective critical analysis and skills in a formal context as part of the final assessment process.
% of module mark
Graduate/Postgraduate Dissertation Extended Research Project
Special assessment rules
Additional assessment information
Formative feedback is provided during the supervision process.
Detailed oral feedback during supervisions, written feedback on final submission.
You will receive written feedback in line with standard University turnaround times.
Hunt, A. (2005). Your Research Project: How to Manage It. Taylor & Francis Group: Series Routledge Study Guides. ISBN: 0-415-34408-5