Core Module Information
Module title: Communication and Practice

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD07107
Module leader: Ariadne Xenou
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance


Description of module content:

In this module you will be taught a range of communication skills central to your studies in the BA Film programme. You will learn how to develop and communicate opinions, and undertake and evaluate relevant research. You will learn also how to present your ideas in writing through reports, essays, class discussions, and peer review. Further, you will be introduced to basic research methodologies that will prepare you for the practical and academic activities and assessments you will undertake across your degree studies.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: recognise potential research topics
LO2: identify and collect relevant research materials
LO3: extract core ideas from research materials
LO4: identify correct formatting, presentation, and structure of an essay
LO5: quote and paraphrase sources properly
LO6: present analytical, critical, and persuasive arguments in written assessments

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, 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: Ariadne Xenou
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 26
Face To Face Tutorial 9
Independent Learning Guided independent study 165
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 10 3,6 4 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 125
Essay 15 1,3,4,6 6 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 500
Class Test 10 4,5,6 8 HOURS= 0.5, WORDS= 0
Report 25 1,2,3,4 11 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 0
Essay 40 1-6 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 1000
Component 1 subtotal: 35
Component 2 subtotal: 65
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Communication and Practice