During semester 1 the projects set for the preliminary design module provide an opportunity for students returning to education to take stock of their position, to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses, and to identify ambitions for future study. Lecture courses in Technology, Critical Readings and Research Methods run in parallel. By semester 2, work undertaken for the main design module consolidates and extends the priorities, ideas and strategies established in the preliminary design. A proposal for the final research project is developed and submitted. The whole of semester 3 is taken up by a self-directed research project, the Master Work.