Module Title:   Dissertation - 8000 word Write-up

Module Credit:   40

Module Code:   EM-0364Q

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 6

Module Type:   Dissertation

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Bradford Media School)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Will Godfrey

Additional Tutor(s):   Karen Scott, Ben Roberts, Sue Spowart

Prerequisite(s):   EM-0347D

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To investigate in detail a particular area of media studies; to develop and use appropriate research and library skills; to complete and present a coherent piece of written work.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Working from their proposal and essay structure and bibliography, which they have developed in EM0347D Dissertation - Preparation, students write a critical analytical dissertation on their subject. They will continue to utilise previously identified research methodologies and sources of information and develop their research and ideas supported by regular consultations with their supervisor throughout the semester. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   1.00          Directed Study:   393.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   400.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate the ability to critically analyse and synthesise information and to complete a scholarly piece of written work.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

undertake and write up a piece of defined research in a selected area of media.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate effective project and time management.

  Coursework   100%
 
  Dissertation - 8000 words

Outline Syllabus:
Any area of media studies; subject area and title to be approved by the supervisor.

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