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The Media and Communications Thesis subject requires students to design and deliver a substantial research project. Students will select an object of study, read widely in the relevant area, consult an appropriate methodology, and tools for analysing and interpreting the data they gather from their sources. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 37.5 point requirement for the year-long subject.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who complete this subject should be able to:
- demonstrate an ability to design and deliver a research project and use skills to marshall evidence and interpreting it appropriately; and
- demonstrate an ability to use appropriate theoretical and methodological models in the field of media and communications.
Students who successfully complete this subject should be able to:
- prepare and present ideas in both verbal and written mode, and in conformity to conventions of academic presentation;
- reflect on learning and take responsibility for organising personal study; and
- participate in discussion and group activities and be sensitive to the participation of others.
Last updated: 3 November 2022