Individual Research Project (Dramaturgy) THEATRE5005P
- Academic Session: 2021-22
- School: School of Culture and Creative Arts
- Credits: 60
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Full Year
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
Constituting 60 credits, and with appropriate supervision, students pursue an independent research project. The project might take the form of a dissertation or an applied or practice as research project.
individual supervision sessions
One formally assessed assignment: one dissertation of no less than 12000 words and no more than 15000 words OR one play of 40-60 minutes in length submitted 31 July of the academic year of enrolment (weighted 100%). Note that for students to complete this course successfully the following minimum requirements must be met: submission of an independently produced project; satisfactory preparation for tutorial / supervision sessions; satisfactory attendance at tutorial / supervision sessions - 100% at scheduled sessions without advance cancellation.
The course aims to:
■ develop and deepen the student's personal research interest in their chosen subject area;
promote an engagement with other scholarly, critical, theoretical or applied arguments relevant to that area;
■ encourage the application of acquired research skills to a supervised independent project.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of the course students will be able to:
■ demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the main primary sources in their chosen field;
■ demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the main secondary sources in their chosen field;
■ demonstrate substantial and detailed first-hand knowledge of their chosen subject area;
■ demonstrate the ability to define, plan, and execute a sustained, focused and coherent research project;
■ demonstrate the ability to use appropriate bibliographic and information sources;
■ demonstrate the ability to work independently; and,
■ demonstrate aptitude in both practical and research skills necessary to create and execute a piece of written work or practical project.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.