EA337-6-FY-SO:
Dissertation

The details
2024/25
East 15 Acting School
Southend Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 03 October 2024
Friday 27 June 2025
30
08 April 2021

 

Requisites for this module
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Key module for

BA W900 Creative Producing (Theatre and Short Film),
BA W900MV Creative Producing (Theatre and Short Film)

Module description

In this module students will devise and plan a performance project (national / international tour; a festival; a feature film) in the media of your choice.

As this is a theoretical project, students will not be required to realise the plan in practical terms, and as such provide the widest possible scope for their creative ambitions. Nonetheless, artistic concepts (script, design, wardrobe, etc.) and the practicalities of running the project (costing, venues, staging, casting and production schedules, etc.) need to be researched and presented in detail. This will require students to utilise the core skills and knowledge that were developed during the first and second year, use various forms of research, and demonstrate both oral and written expression of ideas.

Module aims

1. To consolidate the students’ learning through a focus on a single project
2. To encourage the application of knowledge to specific criteria and circumstances
3. To develop students’ communication skills, written and oral
4. To increase employability prospects, by encouraging students to apply learning to a professional level project
5. To further develop planning, critical thinking and problem solving

Module learning outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate:
1. The understanding of the complex nature of the industry production process
2. The ability to plan a large-scale project
3. Ability to identify problems and devised appropriate solutions
4. Creative and Lateral thinking
5. Ability to communicate complex concepts and organizational planning

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

This will be taught through lectures in the early stages of the year-long module. As the students move into Terms 2 and 3, the teaching will take place through tutorials and feedback on interim, written assignments.

Bibliography*

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff

 

Availability
No
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External examiner

Ms Rosalind Maddison
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Head of Production
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 

Further information
East 15 Acting School

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