Dissertation option 3: Placement with Media Project (018P3)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

All year

The placement is a student-led placement developed in close consultation with the module convenor, with the details agreed by all parties in a Work Plan finalised in TB2.

The placement is assessed via a portfolio of media work including a 5,000 word critical analysis (essay). The placement and project is supported through dissertation workshops, tutorials, and work in progress demonstrations.


100%: Practical (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 600 hours of work. This breaks down into about 17 hours of contact time and about 583 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.