Media Management Dissertation FTV5013P
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Culture and Creative Arts
- Credits: 60
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
Substantial piece of writing normally 12,000 - 15,000 words, presenting original research on a topic relevant to management of media and demonstrating a good understanding of surround fields of study.
Meetings with supervisor
Requirements of Entry
Standard entry to Masters at College level.
A candidate will be permitted to progress to preparation of the dissertation, or other substantial independent work required by the degree. Only if they have obtained a grade point average of 12 (equivalent to C3) or above in the taught courses with at least 75% of the credits at grade D3 or better and all credits at grade F or above.
1 x dissertation (12,000 words) 100%
This course aims to:
■ develop and enhance students' personal research interest in and their knowledge of their chosen topic within subject areas relevant to management of media;
■ develop an engagement with other scholarly, critical, theoretical or applied research work relevant to the subject area;
■ encourage the successful application
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ define, plan and execute a sustained, focused, coherent and original research project in an area relevant to management of media;
■ demonstrate knowledge and understanding of appropriate primary and secondary sources in their chosen subject area and of how to utilise such sources effectively;
■ demonstrate substantial and detailed first-hand knowledge of their chosen area of investigation;
■ work independently;
■ demonstrate mastery of all appropriate academic conventions with regard to referencing and provision of bibliographic information;
■ execute a substantial piece of written work in clear and appropriate academic English.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the summative assessment.