Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen
campus Desguinlei
Desguinlei 25 - 2018 Antwerpen
T +32 3 244 18 00 - F +32 3 238 90 17
Master's thesis808/2172/2122/1/24
Study guide

Master's thesis

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 5
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Kleinkunst within Drama
  • Master of Drama, programme stage 4
    • Music Creation and Performance Art
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 9 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Helsen Andries
Other teaching staff: Hillaert Wouter
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Semester 1 or Semester 2 or Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2021 () or 31.10.2021 () or 15.03.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 270,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

2. Technical aspects - 2.2. self-tuition
respects deadlines.
4. Positioning - 4.1. philosophical and (cultural) historical context
positions this reflection within a broader societal and artistic frame of reference.
4. Positioning - 4.2. research
builds up a logical argument.
evolves in a timely manner from broadening the subject matter to going deeper into the subject matter, by using one of more research questions.
uses relevant and diverse sources.
chooses a specific, solid structure which contains the required introduction, body, and conclusion.
chooses and justifies choosing a subject which has a connection with the theme of his or her master's dissertation.
includes in the text the connection with the artistic master's dissertation.
makes ready use of research institutions such as libraries and archives and selects relevant sources.
modifies and customises the obtained information when necessary.
constantly questions given results and understandings.
undertakes extensive and substantive research in the chosen topic.
Chooses an appropriate form to make the contents as clear as possible, using examples and documentation.
4. Positioning - 4.3. reflection
has the ability to critically reflect.
can report on his or her research process on an interim basis and, if necessary, make adjustments to it.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis5,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours265,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearGraduation assignment100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodGraduation assignment100,00