Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Master's thesis808/3356/2425/1/04
Study guide

Master's thesis

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 5
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Cabaret within Drama
  • Master of Arts in Drama, programme stage 4
    • Music Creation and Performance Art
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 9 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • credit contract.
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Helsen Andries
Other teaching staff: Kolpa Peter, Smets Katharina, Stuyck Jan, Van den Eede Louise
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: 31.10.2024 () or 31.10.2024 () or 15.03.2025 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 270,00 hours


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 its 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 obtained information
constantly questions given results and understandings.
undertakes extensive and substantive research in a 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 its research process in the interim and adjust if necessary.

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
Eerste examenperiodeResearch Assignment100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodResearch Assignment100,00