Independent Research Project

Module code: HA2222 

This module provides the opportunity to write an essay focused on an art work of your choice. Guidance will be provided through sessions on research and writing skills, and through a supervisor who you will meet in one-to-one tutorials. As well as allowing you to study an art work of your choice in depth, the experience of taking this module will help you in planning, researching and writing your final year dissertation.


  • 1 hour of lectures
  • 6 hours of seminars
  • 4 hours of project supervision
  • 6 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 133 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 2,000 words (80%)
  • Research into practice portfolio (20%)