Core Module Information
Module title: Creative Research Portfolio Part 1

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

Module code: DES11155
Module leader: Tom Flint
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 is a standalone module that is related to Creative Research Portfolio Part 2. This module enables you to prepare the groundwork for an extensive individual research project that tests creative practice and design issues through primary and secondary research. Over the course of this module you will be supported through your management and preparation of a literature review. This module will enhance your ability to critically assess methodological applicability, research credibility, ethics and develop an understanding of research in and through creative practice and guide your management of a research project. The suitability of format and research content will be agreed between you and your tutor early in the module. The final submission will be in the form of a 5,000 word literature review with a timeline that outlines proposed activity, primary research methods and outcomes that set out a plan for further study, typically in Creative Research Portfolio Part Two.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Critically evaluate a creative research process to inform and generate ideas.

LO2: Critically appraise and select a proposal for further creative development.

LO3: Demonstrate critical awareness of current understanding around a contextual topic by conducting a suitable investigation and thorough investigation into current thinking around this topic.

LO4: Detail, specify and produce a plan for a creative outcome to appropriate industry standards.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, IN PERSON,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: IN PERSON
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kirstie Jamieson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 7
Online Project Supervision 12
Online Guided independent study 181
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 1~2~3~4 15 , WORDS= 5000 words
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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