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History of Art 2, continuation course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   History of Art and Visual Communication - KVO
  COURSE CODE   717G02
On completion of the course, the student should:
- demonstrate advanced ability to account for advanced knowledge of central fields in the subject, where pictorial psychological, pictorial sociological and ethnological as well as art theoretical, technical and pictorial analytical perspectives are displayed,
- demonstrate knowledge that is applicable on different labour market-related fields in the cultural sector
- have acquired increased ability to formulate himself or herself, in speech and writing, in a way that demonstrates advanced ability to discuss and interpret relevant facts in the subject, with regard to scientific, social and ethical aspects,
- have acquired knowledge that can be applicable to continued studies that require ability to independently solve the tasks that are required for the advancement to higher level of studies in the subject
- through text studies and group assignments, have acquired an increased knowledge and understanding of the subject.
Conception, Production and Reception of Artefacts, 7.5 HE credits (Bildens tillkomst och upplevelsen av bilden)
With examples from different eras, the course covers image conception and technical procedures in the creation of images of different kinds (painting, graphics, photography, etcetera). Also highlighted are the preconditions and the conditions for image perception and pictorial experiences from cultural-scientific aspects.

Picture and Architecture Analysis, 7.5 HE credits (Bild- och arkitekturanalys)
By means of examples from older and more recent time, the course covers theories and methods for description and interpretation of the appearance, contents and different layers of meaning of images, buildings and created environments.

Individually Composed Paper, 7.5 HE credits (Uppsats (individuell uppgift))
The essay, whose subject is decided in consultation with the supervisor, has requirements of research documentation and critical approach to the material, as well as precision in the practical implementation. The course module also includes an orientation in bibliography.

Image and Society, 7.5 HE credits (Bild och samhälle)
The image is placed in its socio-cultural context and is regarded as an expression for the needs and values of a society or different groups. The functions, forms of communication and reception of the image are highlighted, as is the role of the image creators and the conditions for their activities.
During the course, teaching takes the form of lectures. In addition to this, the course includes seminars, group work, practical exercises and study visits, which include, within the framework of the student's actions, preparations for the discussions, studies of course literature, review of other students' essays and leading seminars, etcetera. Seminars, practical exercises and study visits are compulsory parts.
The modules are examined separately through take-home examinations or continuous written and group assignments, as well as through active participation in compulsory parts. The examination of the thesis course includes a presentation of the own thesis work and a review of another thesis.

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.

For admission to the course, completed History of Art, basic course is required with at least 22.5 HE credits approved (or the equivalent).
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 2, continuation course
Konstvetenskap 2, fortsättningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 328/06-41   Course Code: 717G02      
    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  
G1X   Basic level     KVO   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2006-11-10