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General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that students are aware of cultural
expression and visual artists from different times and get an idea of
​​the various activities in visual arts.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to
analyze and critically evaluate an image based on style, color and
shape and reflect on its ideological content.

Course contents

History of Arts, analyzing images.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

H.W. Janson. Konsten. Bonniers förlag. (Alla upplagor duger)
Ni kan också använda t.ex. A World History of Art
av Hugh Honour, John Fleming 
Cynthia Freeland.2006. Konstteori- en introduktion. Sverige.
Raster Förlag (Cynthia Freeland, But is it Art? Introduction to Art
Theory. Kan också användas).
Elovirta, A. & Lukkarinen, V. (toim.).
1998 , Katseen rajat: Taidehistorian metodologia. Gummerus
Kirjapaino, Jyväskylä

Study activities

  • Lectures - 43 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Check It's learning


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Träskman Tomas

Group size

No limit

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Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • 2013-05-15 - Exams
  • 2013-05-15 - Reports and productions

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