Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students who successfully complete the 2ECTS version of the course should be able to demonstrate familiarity with art-practice-led and artistic research methodologies in the area of film, scenography and costume and write an essay relating to a methodological approach relevant to his/her own doctoral research. Students become familiar with different methodologies in the emerging field of art-practice-led and artistic research.  

Credits: 6

Schedule: 17.01.2023 - 01.02.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Susanna Helke

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course introduces a variety of art-practice-led and artistic research methodologies within the fields the Department of Film, Television and Scenography represents.  What does methodology mean in the context of art-practice-led and artistic research? How can the qualitative methodologies in humanities/social sciences be integrated with practice-led and/or artistic research perspectives. What kind of methodological frameworks  artistic research/art-practice-led/practice-based research or practice as research (PAR) form for the overall approach to the praxis of our fields? The course consists of lectures, discussions, reading, essay writing and a presentation. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Active participation and completion of the end presentation are the most important elements in assessing the students work.   

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    4 ECTS = 108 hours
    Contact teaching: seminars, discussions 30h
    Reading work 38h
    Individual work: written essay 40h


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III
    2023-2024 No teaching

    Enrollment :

    Minimum number of participants: 8
    Maximum number of participants: 12

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,