HM7105: Creative Commissions and Proposals


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HM7105: Creative Commissions and Proposals

Module Title Creative Commissions and Proposals
Module Code HM7105
Module Tutor Lania Knight
School School of Liberal and Performing Arts
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 7
Brief Description

Over the course of the semester, the student will undertake thorough individual research to find, or self-set, a commission for a creative piece. Working to this brief, the student will construct a portfolio of writing intended for submission. Alongside the creative project, the student will submit a cover letter and appropriate documentation outlining their creative project.

Indicative Syllabus

This module will be delivered through an initial one-to-one meeting then subsequently through online workshops. The student will locate a series of case studies of how previous emerging writers have gone on to publish, or seek publication pathways. A commission/submission procedure will be located and, in an online workshop setting, the student will work on their portfolio of writing for submission.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

1. analyse and evaluate a range of writing contexts;

2. demonstrate specialised understanding of the  relationship between writer and commission/submission;

3. assimilate and construct an industry standard portfolio submission;

4. construct speciality research into a particular area of the publishing/producing industry;

5. exhibit full engagement with the practice of a writer.

Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 25
Independent Learning Hours: 125
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, portfolio: 3,000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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