Short Title:Media Entrepreneurship
Full Title:Media Entrepreneurship
Module Code:ENTR H3006
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:Garret Daly
Module Description:The aim of this module is to encourage an understanding of enterpreneurial behaviour at both micro and macro levels.It aims to bring students to a level of business knowledge, which would enable them to identify and anticipate new markets and business opportunities, conduct feasibility studies and respond appropriately within the media industry.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Justify the importance of enterprise development for the future of the Irish economy and in particular the media insudtry.
LO2 Identify the sources of ideas for new enterprise and research the feasibility of such ideas.
LO3 Be able to devise a proper business plan and organise the legal formation of a business
LO4 Identify the sources of public and private finance and support available to enterprise at the start up and early growth stage
LO5 Freelance in the AV Sector/Set Up a Production Company

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Students will be required to 1. Source and Evaluate a business idea. 20% 2. Write a business plan for the Business. 50% 3. Pitch the business Idea to their Peers 30% 1,2,3,4,5 100.00 Ongoing
No End of Module Formal Examination

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
Lecture Enterprise Theory 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Enterprise Workshop 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning 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
  • Wickham, Philip, A. 2006, Strategic Entrepreneurship, 4th Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 10-027370642X]
  • Handy, C. 2004, The New Alchemists: How visionary people make something out of nothing, Hutchinson
  • Cooney, T., and Hill, S. 2002, New Venture Creation in Ireland, Oak Tree Press Dublin
  • Lee, Mickey 2017, Understanding the Business of Global Media in a Digital Age, 1 Ed., Focal Press
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 5 Mandatory