2022/23 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
ARTF5006M Arts Management and Heritage Studies Dissertation
50 creditsClass Size: 30
Module manager: Dr Jade French
Taught: 1 Jan to 30 Sep View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
|ARTF5101M||Advanced Research Skills 1|
|ARTF5801M||Heritage Studies: Key Words|
|PECI5207M||Arts Management and Cultural Leadership|
|ARTF5102M||Advanced Research Skills 2|
This module is not approved as an Elective
Module summaryThe MA Arts Management and Heritage Studies dissertation will enable students to make an original contribution to knowledge and understanding of an aspect of arts management and/or heritage study. The dissertation workshops and individual supervisions will support the development of independent research and critical and conceptual thinking. Alongside this, there will be an emphasis on assessing the critical, theoretical and reflective skills necessary to independently develop research relevant to the arts management and/or heritage sector. A specific area of research will be developed by the student with the support of their supervisor, drawing from approaches developed throughout the MA programme.
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to make an original and valuable contribution to knowledge and understanding of an aspect of the subject with which the module is concerned; and, in doing so, acquire the requisite skills of locating and interpreting relevant primary and secondary source material, collating and analysing evidence and presenting research findings in a lucid and coherent form.
The development of critical self-understanding about methods and resources for analysis, writing and research in the specific domains of the MA programme.
Knowledge of a specific area of research defined by the student with the support of their supervisor.
- Skills necessary to undertake higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in an area of professional practice.
- Evaluating own achievement and that of others.
- Self-direction and effective decision-making.
- Independent learning.
- Use of methodologies and theoretical resources.
Subject of dissertation to be agreed with Programme Director.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||490.00|
|Total Contact hours||10.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||500.00|
Private study490 hours comprised of reading, researching and writing one dissertation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackGiven via dissertation workshops, supervisory process and MA symposium presentation feedback.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||1 X 12,00-15,000 word dissertation||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
word count excludes footnotes, bibliography and appendices
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 09/09/2022
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