autumn 2021
SAK-3009 Advanced artistic work - 30 ECTS

Type of course

Cannot be selected as a single course. Requires admission to Master in Fine Art.

Obligatory prerequisites

SAK-3008 Solo exhibition practice

Course content

  • Lectures on relevant art history, theory and professional ethics
  • Workshops and supervision in writing about one’s art practice

Objectives of the course

After completing the course, the student has the following learning outcomes: 



  • A very good ability to contextualize and reflect on one’s own artistic work 
  • A very good knowledge of relevant art history, theory and professional ethics 



  • Ability to apply relevant knowledge of art history, theory and professional ethics to reflect on and contextualize artistic work, both of one’s own and that of others, in written and oral form 


General competence 

  • A very good ability to contextualize and reflect on art 

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, workshops, studio discussions, supervision and independent artistic work 


The following coursework requirements must be approved before the exam: 

  • Submission of master thesis 

The exam consist of a submitted portfolio, an oral presentation and an examination. The oral presentation and the examination will be based on the submitted portfolio and master thesis.

The portfolio must include: 

  • Descriptions and reflections on participation in courses or workshops 
    • Visual documentation of works made in connection with the courses or  workshop
    • A short description of the content of the course or workshop
    • Reflection on own learning outcome 
  • Description and reflections on offered Artist talks and studio conversations. 


Exams are assessed with an overall grade according to the grading Passed/Not passed. 

Re-sit exam the following semester. 

  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 30
  • Course code: SAK-3009
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet