Postgraduate Course: Research Reading Course B (ARCH11028)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This is a directed reading course for examining theoretical and philosophical issues pertaining to digital media or other areas agreed between the student and a supervisor. Students will be expected to research and synthesise new insights drawing on evidence in addition to that provided by the literature. Such evidence may be derived from online sources such as news reports, forums and blogs. Students may be required to participate in seminars.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||There will be one draft and one final submission of 5,000 words of text. Feedback and a formative assessment will be provided on the draft.
||Formative written and oral feedback will be provided on the draft.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Present critical arguments on current social, cultural and theoretical issues at an advanced level
- Draw on a base of evidence in addition to that provided by the literature
- Embark on a self-directed programme of research
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Ability to contribute to the development of ideas within a group context, sharing material, including data and other evidence, and providing and responding to feedback.
Ability to evaluate the ideas of others critically.
Ability to write clearly and well and to communicate with others.
Ability to develop a self-directed course of study.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Will involve 3 or more group sessions with supervisor.
|Keywords||theory media culture philosophy
|Course organiser||Prof Richard Coyne
Tel: (0131 6)50 2332
|Course secretary||Dr Eadaoin Lynch
Tel: (0131 6)51 5740