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ED3087: PROFESSIONAL PROJECT 3 (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course allows you to write up a professional project that you have been working on. It addresses planning, implementation, reporting on findings and reflecting upon your professional project. You will be encouraged to engage with a variety of perspectives to inform your project including academic literature, policy documents and the views of colleagues and other stakeholders. The supported use of a range of technologies throughout the course will also enhance your digital practice.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
  • Dr Rachel Shanks

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • LL3059 Professional Project 3 (Ba Pd) (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course consists of 8 topics:

  1. Introduction 
  2. Identifying your area of interest 
  3. Clarifying the purpose of your project and research features
  4. Formulating and writing up your Action Plan
  5. Piloting the project
  6. Gathering and recording information
  7. Analysing and interpreting your data
  8. Writing up your project report

Further Information & Notes

This is a core course on the BAPD.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Poster (30%), 4000-word Report (70%)

Resit: Re-submission of any failed aspects of assignment

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is ongoing throughout the project via workshops and e mail.


The Action Plan will receive written feedback and discussion and will be resubmitted until a viable project is agreed. The summmative project will recieve written feedback via e mail and comments on the work itself via TURNITIN. Opportunity will be given to students to discuss the feedback if s/he so wishes and those who will require to resubmit will negotiate a time to discuss with the tutor ways of improving it for resubmission.

Course Learning Outcomes


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