Second Year Project - DIGM5760

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Spring Term 5 30 (15) Alexandra Covaci checkmark-circle


The module is concerned with undertaking a substantial digital media project against time and resource constraints. Topics include: intellectual property rights, privacy, data protection, research methods, project planning and management, working in teams. This module prepares students for the demands of the final year project.


Contact hours

23 Contact hours
277 Private study hours
Total hours for the module 300



Method of assessment

100% Project

Indicative reading

Davies, R. & G. Sighthorsson (2013) Introducing the Creative Industries: From Theory to Practice. Sage Publications Ltd

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 Understand the concepts of intellectual property rights, privacy and data protection as they relate to creative industries
2 Carry out research to identify the main parameters, objectives and content area for their chosen project
3 Prepare a project proposal and project plan for a substantial production project
4 Undertake a project set against the time and resource constraints
5 Communicate ideas to a wider audience


  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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