Module Title:   Media Dissertation (PG)

Module Credit:   60

Module Code:   EM-4046Z

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Dissertation

Provider:   Film & Media

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Ben Roberts

Additional Tutor(s):   Mark Goodall

Prerequisite(s):   EM-4017M

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
This module will enable students to apply mastery and advanced skills gained in the taught components of the course to a relevant media-related topic. Students will produce a substantial work which demonstrates advanced and integrated understanding of the concepts and theories developed through the course.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
You will undertake an individual research project. Individual supervisors will be assigned to you. Initial research of topic is assessed via an annotated bibliography. Supplementary assessment entails repairing deficiency in the original assessment. Informal contact will be negotiated between your supervisor and you.

Lectures:   1.00          Directed Study:   595.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   4.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   600.00

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

demonstrate mastery of the concepts that you have acquired through the taught components of the course as well as an in-depth mastery of the particular research topic you have chosen.

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

apply advanced skills in social, political and philosophical approaches to the media to a particular aspect of media or media theory.

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

demonstrate mastery of the processes and procedures necessary to complete a major research project.

  Coursework   20%
 
  Literature search (annotated bibliography)- 1000 words
  Dissertation or Project Report   80%
 
  Dissertation- 15000 words

Outline Syllabus:
Not applicable.

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