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Researching Arts and Media


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 5
  • Convenor: Dr Robert Topinka
  • Assessment: a 1500-word research project abstract and outline (35%) and 2500-word theoretical framework, literature review or methodology (65%)

Module description

In this module we examine cutting-edge research methods and approaches developed for the study of media, arts and humanities. You will have the opportunity to learn from lecturers from across the School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication, who will provide sessions based on their expertise in a range of research areas, including digital methods, AI, cultural policy, media law, discourse analysis, survey methods, audiences and institutions, practice-based research and more.

Indicative syllabus

  • Researching digital social worlds
  • Researching audiences and institutions
  • AI and digital image culture
  • Media law
  • Cultural policy
  • Practice-based research methods
  • Survey research
  • Discourse analysis