Module Title:   MA Project

Module Credit:   60

Module Code:   EM-4036Z

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Project

Provider:   Film & Media

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mark Goodall

Additional Tutor(s):   Will Godfrey, Ben Roberts, Dave Robison, Patrick Allen, Karen Scott

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To enable students to extend to an advanced and professional level their study of a chosen aspect of media production through the development, production and presentation of an individual media project (print, videographic/film, photographic, web-based, video game etc.).

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Individual project work of an independent but supervised nature. Learning aims are assessed via the presentation of a finished media product along with a portfolio of development material and evidence of professional processes in a detailed self-reflexive production report. Work must be submitted according to the regulations governing the submission of work for higher degrees. Work must be submitted in the appropriate format as defined by the university`s compliance regulations.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   576.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          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 systematic knowledge and understanding of the deeper production issues relating to your chosen area of media communication.

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

demonstrate sophisticated creativity and professional technical abilities to research and develop, pre-produce, produce, post-produce and present media products. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate your own production and presentation processes.

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

demonstrate professional skills in project analysis, development, negotiation, control and management as well as advanced written and oral communication and presentation skills.

  Coursework   80%
  Major videographic product or series of smaller related videographic products and portfolio of supp.development material
  Coursework   20%
  A 4000 word reflexive production report.

Outline Syllabus:
Extended study of a chosen aspect of media through the design and execution of an appropriate individual project.

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