Hogeschool Rotterdam Willem de Kooning Academie

Curriculum

Curriculum

Master Fine Art Curriculum at a glance

The following table offers an overview of the credit distribution per trimester

2018-19 MASTER FINE ART TRIMESTERIAL CREDIT SUMMARY
YEAR ONE
TRIMESTER 1
Studio Research and Practice* 16
Proseminar 1
TRIMESTER 2
Studio Research and Practice 16
Proseminar 1
TRIMESTER 3
Studio Research and Practice 18
Proseminar 2
Thematic Projects and Seminars 6
Integrated Assessment 1-Year 1 Self-Evaluation Assessment
EARNED EC 60
YEAR TWO
TRIMESTER 4
Graduate Research and Practice (Proposal Phase) 16
Integrated Assessment 2-Proposal Seminar
TRIMESTER 5
Graduate Research and Practice (Project Phase) 16
Integrated Assessment 3-Interim Assessment
 TRIMESTER 6
Graduate Research and Practice (Completion Phase) 16
Graduate Research and Practice Writing Component (Thesis) 4
Thematic Projects and Seminars 6
Integrated Assessment 4-Graduate Assessment
TOTAL EC 120

*Analysis of Practice-Group Critique Credits are awarded within Studio Research and Practice and Graduate Research and Practice (6 credits per year/12 credits total). The total number of Proseminar credits (4) are awarded at the end of year one. The total number of credits for Thematic Projects and Seminars (12) are awarded when the student completes them. Students are required to take 6 credits in Thematic Projects and Seminars per academic year.

 

This is the outline for individual elements that comprise each component of the curriculum per year:

 MASTER OF FINE ART CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE
YEAR ONE
Studio Research and Practice

·       Self-directed research and practice

·       Individual and group tutorials

·       Independent critical and contextual research; self-organized initiatives

·       Produce studio presentation for first integrated assessment (Self-Evaluation)

Analysis of Practice-Group Critiques

·       Self-organize 2 group critiques and submit two group critique reports

·       Attend 12 additional group critiques

·       Moderate 1 group critique for a fellow student

Proseminar

·       Attendance at all sessions and participation in associated workshops

·       Specific learning outcomes, assignments, and modes of assessment are determined by the leading tutor

·       Production of Essay on Method for Y1 Assessment

Thematic Projects and Seminars

·       Attendance and participation in thematic projects and seminars

·       Specific learning outcomes, assignments, and modes of assessment for each thematic project and seminar are determined by the leading tutor

YEAR TWO
Graduate Research and Practice (Proposal Phase)

·       Self-directed research and practice

·       Individual and group tutorials, including with supervising tutors

·       Independent critical and contextual research; self-organized initiatives

·       Produce graduate research proposal for Proposal Seminar

Analysis of Practice-Group Critiques

·       Self-organize 2 group critiques and write two group critique reports

·       Attend 12 additional group critiques

·       Moderate 1 group critique for a fellow student

Graduate Research and Practice (Project and Completion Phases)

·       Self-directed research and practice

·       Individual and group tutorials, including with supervising tutors

·       Production of work for graduate exhibition

·       Production of 6000 word text to accompany work for graduate exhibition

Thematic Projects and Seminars

·       Attendance and participation in thematic projects and seminars

·       Specific learning outcomes, assignments, and modes of assessment for each thematic project and seminar are determined by the leading tutor