Creative Practice Dissertation
Creative Practice Dissertation 2022-23
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 1 & 2
This module is a period of supervised research culminating in the submission of the equivalent of a 10,000-word dissertation worth 40 credits. Students wishing to produce a piece of practice-based research (e.g. a fiction or non-fiction television, film, performance or radio piece) must discuss their project with their supervisor to define the weighting of practice and theory. There will be a series of 6 workshops to prepare the students with research skills and the opportunity to attend further optional workshops in the School and the College as appropriate.
-threshold --DSubmitted work is adequate and shows an acceptable level of competence as follows: - Generally accurate but with omissions and errors. - Assertions are made without clear supporting evidence or reasoning. - Has structure but is lacking in clarity and therefore relies on the reader to make links and assumptions. -Draws on a relatively narrow range of material.
-good --BSubmitted work is competent throughout and distinguished by superior style, approach and choice of supporting materials. It demonstrates: - Very good structure and logically developed arguments. - Draws on material that has been sourced and assessed as a result of independent study, or in a way unique to the student. - Assertions are backed by evidence and sound reasoning.
-excellent --ASubmitted work is of an outstanding quality and excellent in one or more of the following ways: - Has originality of exposition with the student's own thinking being readily apparent. - Provides clear evidence of extensive and relevant independent study. - Arguments are laid down with clarity and provide the reader with successive stages of consideration to reach conclusions.
-another level-Submitted work is competent throughout and occasionally distinguished by superior style, approach and choice of supporting materials. It demonstrates: - Good structure and logically developed arguments. - At least in parts draws on material that has been sourced and assessed as a result of independent study, or in a way unique to the student. - Assertions are, in the main, backed by evidence and sound reasoning. - Accuracy and presentation in an appropriate academic style.
- Apply a range of study skills and methodologies appropriate to research in the Arts and Humanities.
- Define a coherent research question, and design and implement a programme of study to investigate this question.
- Embed a substantial piece of practice-based research within an appropriate set of cultural, social, institutional, economic and/or critical frameworks.
- Work independently to deadline over a sustained period of time.