Short Title:Project
Full Title:Project
Module Code:PROJ H3023
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:This module aims to aims to provide students with the resources and opportunity to engage in independent, supervised research into an approved topic. Students will, by the end of the semester, submit a written (and possibly illustrated) mini-thesis which conforms to the conventions of academic writing.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an ability to carry out appropriate research and planning using primary and/or secondary sources
LO2 Demonstrate the ability to adopt critical and analytical approaches to their chosen theme
LO3 Deliver written work conforming to the style required of academic writing

Module Content & Assessment

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Consultation Meetings 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Secondary and Primary Research 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Bertrand, I., and Hughes P., 2018, Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts, 2nd Ed. [ISBN: 978-113755215]
  • Asa Berger, A. 2015, Media and Communication Research: An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Sage
  • Martyn Denscombe 2017, The good research guide: For Small-Scale Social Research Projects, McGraw-Hill Education Maidenhead [ISBN: 978-033522686]
  • David Deacon... [et al.] 2007, Researching communicationsA Practical Guide to Methods in Media and Cultural Analysis, Bloomsbury Academic [ISBN: 0340926996]
  • Thomas (Tom) R. Lindlof, Bryan C. (Copeland) Taylor, 2010, Qualitative Communication Research Methods, Sage [ISBN: 1412974739]
  • Jensen, K.B. 2002, Handbook of Media and Communications Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies, Routledge
  • Flick, U. 2002, An Introduction to Qualitative Research, Sage
  • May, T. 2002, Qualitative research in Action, Sage
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 6 Mandatory