Core Module Information
Module title: Research and Entrepreneurship Projects

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES11144
Module leader: Sarah Taylor
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module gives you the opportunity to explore and understand your own professional practice.Whilst engaged with the module you are encouraged to consider entrepreneurial practice. Projects and opportunities may arise from the ongoing practice and research within the university, or may be initiated by yourself. You will work to produce a professional online presence and/or portfolio detailing your professional abilities. Over the course of the module you will be introduced to entrepreneurial skills and encouraged to consider starting your own professional practice.Learning on the module will be demonstrated through a written reflective report where you will critically analyse and appraise your own work within the context of your own professional practice.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Effectively communicate critical knowledge of your chosen field and demonstrate understanding of your own professional practice.

LO2: Plan and respond to research and/or entrepreneurial opportunities in a creative professional context.

LO3: Generate and develop feasible conceptual solutions for continued entrepreneurial practice.

LO4: Effectively communicate creative concepts and outcomes to an external audience utilising appropriate visual and verbal presentation techniques.

LO5: Demonstrate significant autonomy and initiative whilst critically reflecting on your own creative practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Tom Flint
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 10
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 180
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 50 1, 4, 5 14/15 HOURS= 50.00
Report 50 1,2,3,4,5 14/15 , WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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