Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen
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Master's project (media, writing and performance art)12094/2172/2122/1/16
Study guide

Master's project (media, writing and performance art)

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 5
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Woordkunst within Drama
  • Master of Drama, programme stage 4
    • Media, Writing and Performance Art
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 21 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • credit contract.
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Vertongen Marleen
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
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: not possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 630,00 hours


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


having passed Project 3 AND having passed Podium 3 AND having passed Writing 3 AND having passed Media 3.

Learning outcomes (list)

1. Artistic concept - 1.1. processing material
justifies a self-chosen theme.
transforms his or her research into a comprehensive, artistic realisation.
1. Artistic concept - 1.2. shaping presentation
creates a structural framework for the presentation of the master's dissertation.
makes choices during the work process which strengthen the result and substantiates these choices
1. Artistic concept - 1.3. audience
involves the audience in the subject matter.
communicates the research in his or her master's dissertation in a clear manner to an audience.
2. Technical aspects - 2.1. mastering parameters and structures
challenges the term "artistry" using technique, originality, individuality, and by going deeper.
demonstrates a mastery of his or her craft in the master's dissertation. Demonstrates a mastery of the technical, substantive and artistic competencies which the student has learnt during the course of his or her time at the Conservatoire.
2. Technical aspects - 2.2. self-tuition
demonstrates the required flexibility and capacity for recuperation when confronted with hurdles or changes in the process.
is disciplined and independent and sets him- or herself deadlines.
processes and distils input and feedback throughout the working process.
2. Technical aspects - 2.3. physical and spatial consciousness
pursues his or her artistic practice in a more sophisticated and focussed way in the development of his or her master's dissertation.
2. Technical aspects - 2.4. technical means
takes into account artistic and technical possibilities.
3. Cooperation - 3.1. social and communication skills
substantiates the choice of coach and mentor.
substantiates the choice of the right location and technical means which he or she needs in order to present his or her project in an appropriate manner.
3. Cooperation - 3.2. participation in an (interdisciplinary) artistic concept
makes use of experts from other disciplines.
3. Cooperation - 3.3. intercultural and international context.
places him- or herself within the cultural landscape.
4. Positioning - 4.1. philosophical and (cultural) historical context
gathers documentation which enriches the project.
4. Positioning - 4.2. research
documents him- or herself in various ways and using diverse sources.
poses the rights questions in order to approach his or her theme and makes adjustments when necessary.
develops the theme in a logical way throughout the whole process of the master's dissertation.
4. Positioning - 4.3. reflection
reflects on and communicates regularly about the working process.
articulates his or her own approach to the theme of the master's project, using a key question.
4. Positioning - 4.4. financial, commercial and legal aspects
negotiates with possible actors from the profession.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis40,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours590,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearGraduation assignment100,00
Semester 1Graduation assignment100,00
Semester 2Graduation assignment100,00