To enable students to research specialised bodies of contextual discourse appropriate to the domain and develop selected areas of contemporary creative practice through a research project (including creative practice and reflective discourse).
Critically evaluate a body of discourse that surrounds a specific domain.
Apply past and concurrent experience in the resolution of a research proposal.
Systematically and coherently examine the specific knowledge, principles, methodologies and contextual norms of a domain.
Demonstrate developing intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour as applied to the research project.