Module Details

Module Code: PROJ C4G02
Module Title: Creative Project 1
Title: Creative Project 1
Module Level:: 8
Credits:: 10
Module Coordinator: Eoin Homan
Module Author:: Orla Ryan
Module Description: The aim of this module is to develop independent design and research skills towards the presentation of a major project and portfolio in semester 2. Learners will develop their proposal and work schedule for their creative project including a decision to realize a component of it physically or virtually.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Identify and research a selection of case studies appropriate to the learner’s creative project.
LO2 Critically analyse and evaluate creative research.
LO3 Develop and present an ambitious creative and conceptual project proposal.
LO4 Demonstrate a clear professional practice through time management and an overall professional approach to developing independent creative project.
LO5 Research and Develop a self directed Project.
LO6 Demonstrate good presentation skills presenting an overview of their creative research proposal and preliminary research.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Additional Requisite Information
No Co Requisites listed
Indicative Content
Seminars creative and conceptual research
Researching case studies and collating research, Strategies of creative ideation, Conceptual development of project proposal, Stategies of creative presentation.
Tutorials and Group critical reflection and support.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%


Full Time

Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Case Studies % of Total Mark 20
Timing Week 5 Learning Outcomes 1,2,4
Non-marked No
Assessment Description
Learners will submit a dossier of related case studies and a critical analysis of their potential significance to the learner's creative proposal.
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 15
Timing Week 6 Learning Outcomes 2,3
Non-marked No
Assessment Description
Draft Creative Project Proposal formative assessment.
Assessment Type Other % of Total Mark 15
Timing Week 8 Learning Outcomes 2,3,4
Non-marked No
Assessment Description
Creative Proposal including proposed schedule and risk assessment.
Assessment Type Project % of Total Mark 50
Timing Week 11 Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4,5,6
Non-marked No
Assessment Description
Learner will give a formal presentation of their research proposal. This will include background research and creative concept.
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.
Reassessment Description
Learners that fail but achieve a minimum final percentage of 30% in the module will be eligible for one or more of the following: Submit assignment, Re-submit components, Practical examination, Interview or Presentation.

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Category Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Seminars Contact Lecturer and student led contextual material and discussion. Every Week 2.00 2
Contact Hours Contact Tutorials and group discussion. Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Learning Time Non Contact Creative research development, presentation and creative proposal Every Week 4.00 4
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Barnwell, Jane. (2020), Production Design for Screen: Visual Storytelling in Film and Television, Bloomsbury, [ISBN: 978150137371].
  • Geraint D'Arcy. (2018), Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design, Focal Press, p.224, [ISBN: 9781138636507].
  • Terry Ackland-Snow,Wendy Marie Laybourn. (2018), The Art of Illusion, Crowood Press (UK), p.192, [ISBN: 9781785003431].
  • Tim Bergfelder,Sue Harris,Sarah Street. (2007), Film Architecture and the Transnational Imagination, Amsterdam University Press, p.316, [ISBN: 9789053569801].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
Discussion Note: