COM5603 - Dissertation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Maximum Duration: 3 semesters (Summer Term, Semester A & Semester B). After which, no further extension is permitted. (Dissertation-type)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is designed to allow students to demonstrate their abilities to carry out independent research and project involving original research and to develop expertise in a chosen area of media and communication through the application of theories and techniques they have learned in the coursework. The research may be quantitative or qualitative in nature, but must include original inquiry and analysis in addition to a review of the literature. In undertaking the dissertation, students take initiatives and demonstrate intellectual achievements through their work reflecting the understanding of the subject matter, and of the theories and professional skills being applied.

Students will also develop and demonstrate the ability to present the result of the investigation in a precise and persuasive manner in the form of a dissertation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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