Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Research Methodology 124134/2803/2223/1/24
Study guide

Research Methodology 1

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Teaching staff: Bovyn Guy
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 75,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Short description

Research methodology 1 teaches the student basic technics and methods to search for information on subjects in the arts and deal with it in a critical manner. Basic (academic) writing skills are also covered.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

No initial competences are requierd.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA4 - The student develops and sharpens his/her critical and investigative attitude towards designs and/or realizations that arise from visual experiments and research, emotion and intuition.
The student can apply the learned methods and techniques for research and selection to a topic from current events.
The student can analyze, evaluate and select the requested information for her usefulness for writing a paper.
The student can develop a search strategy to collect information about a particular subject.
"The student knows different types of information sources such as reference works, bibligraphies, monographs, (scientific) journals, dissertations, electronic databases, audiovisual sources, etc. "
The student knows various methods and research techniques for the detection and handling of primary and secondary data.
The student knows different types of library catalogs and classification systems.

Study material (list)

Mandatory€ 5,00

Study material (text): Mandatory

PowerPoint Presentation with general introduction.
PowerPoint Presentation on academic writing.

Styleguide Royal Academy.

Assignment descriptions on paper.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials16,00 hours
Lectures and / or tutorials8,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours51,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 1Continuous reflection assignment (Permanent evaluation)100,00