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History of Art 3, in-depth course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   History of Art and Visual Communication - KVO
  COURSE CODE   717G03
On completion of the course, the student should:
- have acquired knowledge to describe, analyse and discuss the different study objects of the history of art independently,
- have in-depth qualifications to be able to work in subject-oriented research environments,
- demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject,
- have displayed advanced ability to formulate himself or herself by independently writing an academic paper and publicly discussing an essay orally.
Theory and Method, 7.5 HE credits (Teori och metod)
The part of the course includes a general overview of art historical theory and method. Different theories of the nature of art and concepts such as interpretation, truth and meaning in aesthetic contexts are also covered,

In-depth Reading, 7.5 HE credits (Fördjupningskurs)
Reading course comprising art theoretical literature chosen in consultation between the student and the supervisor. The course is examined in group seminars.

Thesis, 15 HE credits (Uppsats)
This module comprises writing an essay on which qualifying requirements are set regarding research documentation, independent and critical use of materials and precision in the practical implementation. Critical oral review constitutes a compulsory part of the module. Bibliographic orientation and is included in the module, as well as supervision in the technique of the essay writing.
During the course, teaching takes the form of lectures where the teacher presents knowledge that suits the reading list contents. The course also includes seminars, group tuition and supervision, where, within the framework of the student's efforts, preparations for the discussions, studies of the course literature, critical review on other students' essays and leading seminars are included as are compulsory parts.
The modules are examined separately through take-home examinations or written and group assignments, and through active participation in compulsory parts. The examination of the thesis course includes thesis work and a compulsory critical review assignment.

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.

Admission to the course requires a passing grade in History of Art, basic course, completed History of Art, in-depth course with at least 22.5 HE credits approved (or the equivalent), i.e. including the thesis
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 3, in-depth course
Konstvetenskap 3, fördjupningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 328/06-41   Course Code: 717G03      
    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  
G2X   Basic level     KVO   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2006-11-10