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Module Code: COM234
Module Title: Minor Digital Arts Project
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Film and TV Arts
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is designed to allow the student to:

Display advanced specialist skills in the realization of a digital arts project to a given brief

Work to safe and healthy practices

Manage creative relationships within projects

Analyse the historical and conceptual context for their decisions within a project environment

Learning outcomes 
A Deliver a high level of technical competence in a specialist area to realise a short sequence

B Present creative decisions to client/commissioning editor

C Work both autonomously and collaboratively within a project based environment

D Inform practice choices by placing them in a historical and conceptual framework

Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into three components (Lectures, tutorials and practical workshops).

A series of lectures will provide the understanding of specialist skills required when working within a client-based / commissioning environment and provide the historical and conceptual background to understand the project being undertaken.

The practical workshops will focus on digital media techniques and grammar from a specialist discipline stand point, effective project management and technical application of skills within practical exercises and demonstrations.

Tutorials will focus on reviewing work in progress and reflection.

The topics covered by this module will typically include:

Advanced understanding and operation of hardware and software in a project environment

High level of operation within practical exercises and workshops

Effective communication, team-working and collaboration within a project environment

Understanding of the role of the head of department and creative departments

Budgeting and entrepreneurship

Historical overview of techniques and grammar from a specialist project stand point

NB During the second half of the semester students will undertake directed study using the time to develop and produce their minor project. Lecturers will mentor students in tutorials and by appointment.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 12    2  18    118  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Essay 20.00
2 Presentation 20.00
3 Practical Project 60.00
901 The Mark Take Forward 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 8:10:40 PM