The course consists of a master's thesis that is connected to artistic dissemination practice. The thesis can either be based upon the student's own dissemination project, or on research of others' artistic dissemination work. The guiding principle for the master's thesis is that it is based on dissemination practice and combines empirical evidence and reflection.
A master's thesis connected to one's own dissemination project will contain planning and execution of an artistic dissemination project, and a written reflection upon this work. The work is based upon an approved project plan.
A master's thesis that discusses someone else's artistic dissemination practice can mean studying a particular practice in the community, for exampe through ethnography, case studies or various forms of participation.
The master's thesis is submitted individually, and assessed with a graded mark by external and internal review. The examination consists of the master's thesis and an oral examination.
The format of the master's thesis is
Students choose, in consultation with their supervisor, one of the formats, depending upon what is most suitable to the form and content of the work. For both variants, there is in addition an oral examination in the form of an open lecture of 20 minutes followed by a discussion based on the master's thesis. The oral examination adjusts the grade on the thesis and/ or the practical work.
Faculty of Fine Arts