1 x 1-hour independent study fortnightly
1 Admission into HBCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Digital Media)
1a Admission into HBCASC-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Screen)
1b Admission into HBCASM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Screen and Media)
2 103.5 units of study
3 Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b)) or (2 and 3))
Other requirements
Topic coordinator's approval required for enrolment.
Topic description
In this topic students undertaking an Honours course in either Screen Production or Digital Media will have the opportunity to complete an exegesis related to the practice led research undertaken in their Honours programme.

Students will be required to reflect on the theoretical and creative thesis initiated in their research proposal, and the development of the creative artefact(s) that have grown from the creative process.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • develop student capacities for verbal and written communication of creative research including methodologies, theories and outcomes reflecting on an initial research proposition
  • provide opportunities for students to reflect on their creative development
  • develop students’ critical thinking in relation to creative practice in screen production and/or digital media
  • develop students' abilities to synthesise relevant theory from a practice-led project
  • develop students’ awareness of scholarly conventions, intellectual integrity, and ethical considerations in practice led research
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • sustain a creative research project to resolution including planning, problem-solving and reflection on its relationship to research aims, and developmental mile-stones
  • undertake practice, and the analysis of practice, within the scope of a specific research design
  • practice from a body of critical knowledge in a particular field of screen production and/or digital media
  • evaluate the research outcomes and appropriateness of the original research design
  • communicate issues related to creative-led research both verbally and in writing.