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History of Art 4, advanced course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   History of Art and Visual Communication - KVO
  COURSE CODE   717A01
On completion of the course, the student should:
- have a methodological confidence and an advanced ability to formulate problems and independently and critically relate to sources and scientific texts,
- have advanced knowledge of a special field of art history,
- have the qualifications that are required to work in the subject-related scientific environments,
- have ability to study and perform tasks in an independent and advanced way.
Individual In-depth Reading, 7.5 HE credits (Individuell fördjupning)
The student chooses an individual independent study in consultation with the supervisor that should not be within the specialisation that the thesis work covers.

Common Reading and Discussion Seminars, 7.5 HE credits (Gemensam fördjupning)
This module includes a seminar, common for all students, on a special subject, that is studied critically and discussed. This module includes individually presenting particularly studied material and lead a seminar discussion on the material.

Thesis, 15 HE credits (Uppsats)
The essay constitutes individual work and has high requirements for the orientation of the problem and independence in relation to the material and the critical treatment of the material. Critical oral review constitutes a compulsory part of the module.
During the course, teaching takes the form of seminars, supervision and possible study visits, where the student's efforts include preparations for the discussions, studies of both common and individual in-depth literature, leading seminars and critical review of fellow students theses, etcetera Language of instruction: Swedish.
The optional courses are examined orally or through take-home examinations. The examination of the thesis course includes a compulsory thesis work, a compulsory critical review assignment and active participation in seminars.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Passing grade in History of Art, basic course and continuation course, completed History of Art, in-depth course with at least 22.5 HE credits approved (or the equivalent), i.e. including the thesis. In addition to the above, documented knowledge in Swedish and English is required, equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle studies.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
History of Art 4, advanced course
Konstvetenskap 4, avancerad kurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 328/06-41   Course Code: 717A01      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : History of Art and Visual Communication - KVO          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level     KVO   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2006-12-06