Postgraduate course

MA Curatorial Practice 1. semester

ECTS Credits

22,5 credits, ECTS

Level of Study



Part time

Teaching semester


Objectives and Content

A master's project must be developed and realised by the student during the course of the programme. It must be an independently executed curatorial project that demonstrates the student's ability to implement a projectand that reflects a discursive understanding. The ability to reflect on one's own and the work of others is also emphasised. The student will be responsible for all aspects of the project, including its funding.

The time frame for the project is the duration of the programme. It is a requirement that the project is publicly accessible.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the first semester, students are expected to be able to

  • cooperate with others on the analysis and critical discussion of ideas and concepts
  • master and combine methods to explore and develop their own curatorial project
  • apply relevant approaches and methodologies in their curatorial research

Access to the Course

Students admitted to the masterprogram

Teaching and learning methods

The working and teaching methods used in the master's programme focus on curatorial practice: How to initiate and implement projects. Each student will give regular presentations on their own projects and participate in the plenary discussions of other students' projects. Specific assignments will also be given as homework to be worked on between seminars.

The mandatory components of the programme¿

  • Seminar attendance and participation ¿ at least 80%¿
  • Approved pre-project¿
  • Two seminar presentations¿
  • Participation in the planning and execution of a public teaching seminar

Grading Scale


Assessment Semester



Kunstakademiet - Department of Fine Art

Exam information