MA Curatorial Practice 2. semester

Postgraduate course

Course description

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 second semester, students are expected to be able to

  • develop a pre-project containing aims and objectives, a progress plan, budget and format of presentation
  • critically assess their own and other's curatorial practice
  • present different approaches to writing about art and curatorial practice in a reflected and analytical manner


Part time

ECTS Credits

22,5 credits, ECTS

Level of Study


Semester of Instruction

Access to the Course
Passed first semester in 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