Curricula 2015–

D = full-time studies
F = part-time studies

Degree Programme in Media Culture (240 cr)

English translation, degree programme conducted in swedish.
Degree: Bachelor’s Degree (BD) in Culture
Qualification title: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Duration of studies: 4 years
Study type: Full-timeFull-time
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Gru

Core studies

30 cr
UOKUÖ10AS93   12 cr
UOKUÖ14IN01

Introduction to COPSA studies



The student is familiar with own unit, branch and style of learning; considers studies, future plans and is conscious of the importance of personal development in relation to life-long learning and professional work; can acquire new skills and personal learning environments; is familiar with the examination process; can look for and critically assess information; can plan, effect and evaluate processes; can apply tools for project planning and treatment; can work with others in group and teamwork activities regardless of their background
3    3 cr
YH10SV01

Swedish



The student can communicate in oral and written forms in a well structured and linguistically effective way to meet the demands of working life and society; is familiar with the working procedure for scientific writing and can make use of reference systems; is aware of different ways of looking for information and is able to give written accounts in accordance with the rules of standard presentation.
1
3    3 cr
YH10EN01

English



The student can communicate professionally in oral and written forms in contexts relating to professional life; has knowledge of core terminology within own area of activity and make effective use of the main contents in technical material; maintains a positive approach for developing receptive and productive language skills knowing the appropriate tools to apply for this purpose; is aware of cultural differences in international contexts.
3    3 cr
YH10FI01

Finnish



The student can communicate professionally in oral and written forms in working life situations and interfaces involving customers and working partners; has the mastery of core terminology within own branch and can make effective use of technical material in own studies, in future work and professional development; will attain a level of Finnish required by law (424/2003) for employees in the public sector: i.e. 'satisfactory' (grade 1,2 or 3) or 'good' (grade 4 or 5) in spoken and written Finnish. Oral and written skills graded separately.
 3   3 cr
UOKUÖ10BS639  18 cr
UOKUÖ13KH01

Konsthistoria 1



History of Art 1
The student:
is familiar with, and can define history of, art traditions with emphasis on early history of art
develops an appreciation for expression, form and content from various periods in history
is able to interpret and identify the all-embracing materials relating to the history of art.
3    3 cr
UOKUÖ13KK01

Kulturkunskap



Cultural awareness
The student:
is familiar with, and can develop an appreciation of, the concept of culture from a wide perspective
develops an understanding of the complex phenomenon of culture in a social and societal context
acquires the ability to apply principles for lasting cultural development
develops an appreciation for contemporary culture
acquires the ability to make constructive, collective interpretations of the present age
3    3 cr
UOKUÖ10KH02

Konsthistoria 2



The student is familiar with concepts and thought processes relating to the 20th Century art scene; develops an understanding of content, design and expression; has a mastery of analytical and reflective thinking; can define visual culture and the challenges in this field; has the ability to offer individual and collective interpretations about artistic expressions and their relevance to time and space.
 3   3 cr
UOKUÖ10FM01

Forskningsmetodik



Studerande
• utvecklar ett öppet och kritiskt förhållningssätt till konstens/kulturens roll i samhället
• känner till för branschen relevanta forskningsmetoder och kan använda sig av relevant yrkeskunskap som forskningsmetodik
• formulerar självständigt och kreativt relevanta forskningsfrågor
• dokumenterar och kritiskt granskar metoder och forskningsresultat inom respektive område
  3  3 cr
UOKUÖ13KD01

Nutidskonst och design



Contemporary Art and Design
The student:
is familiar with and can explain the diversity of contemporary art
can offer an overview of contemporary art and design
can discuss contemporary art in relation to the history of art tradition
can interpret contemporary art in terms of expression, form and content.
  3  3 cr
UOKUÖ13FS01

Företagsamhet



The student:
can define and identify with the role of the professional in respective branch of study
develop a sense of business and entrepreneurial knowhow
develop a knowledge of financial systems within the creative field of art.
  3  3 cr
Yrk

Yrkesstudier, Fotografering

156 cr
MK13FO912159 45 cr
MK13FO01

Fine art photography 1-Planning



The student:
• appreciates the importance of developing own individual expression and learns the principles for documenting its process
• has taken the initial steps to becoming known as a photographer or a creative actor
• learns how to plan a simple visual project.
1
3    3 cr
MK13FO02

Fine art photography 1-Execution



The student:
• has taken the initial steps to becoming known as a photographer or a creative actor
• is familiar with various assembling techniques
• can conduct a simple visual project
• knows the principles for evaluating own pictures
• can begin compiling own portfolio
• can write a first CV
• realizes that future opportunities for survival and success in life depend upon constant application of nature, people and the environment.
1
6    6 cr
MK13FO03

Fine art photography 2-Planning



The student:
• can document own working process (using the written skill)
• can find effective working methods applicable to independent activity
• can discuss various situations in own field of study
• can plan a middle-sized visual project.
1
 3   3 cr
MK13FO04

Fine art photography 2-Execution



The student:
- can define a visual culture and the related challenges pertaining to this field
- can operate more independently and conduct a more complex visual project
- can communicate with supervisor and teacher by virtual means
- can present a semi-finished project and justify selection process.
1
 6   6 cr
MK13FO05

Fine art photography 2-Exhibition



The student:
- can analyze own production
- can discuss own and other people’s productions
- can update CV and portfolio
- learns the principles for organizing an exhibition, handling the press, covering the practical issues for the opening of an exhibition.
1
 3   3 cr
MK13FO06

Photo Project 1



The student:
- learns the principles of project work with third parties
- learns to plan and carry out a visual project with external customers
- learns the principles for communicating with customers.
  6  6 cr
MK13FO07

Fine art photography 3-Planning



The student:
• has developed and can utilize a personal, individual style in planning new projects
• can plan more challenging projects with less supervision and more personal responsibility
• can document own working process using written and visual skills.
  3  3 cr
MK13FO08

Fine art photography 3-Execution



The student:
• shows maturity in taking greater responsibility
• has a mastery of an abstract thought process
• masters the skill of working independently
• can be supervised by virtual means
• can handle financial matters relating to a project.
  3  3 cr
MK13FO09

Fine art photography 3-Exhibition



The student:
• can plan and carry out all elements of an exhibition
• can analyze own and other people’s productions (using written and spoken skills)
• has a mastery of communicating with the press
• can present, analyze and develop own productions
• has a fully representative portfolio and a well compiled CV.
  3  3 cr
MK13FO10

Photo Project 2



The student:
- masters project work with third parties
- can plan and carry out a visual project with external customers
- has a mastery of communicating with customers
- can initiate own projects with external customers
- can document and present end result.
   3 3 cr
MK13FO11

Advanced Fine art photography



The student:
• has developed a personal, individual style
• can formulate own artistic statement
• has matured by taking more responsibility
• can listen to others and communicate using spoken and written skills
• has a mastery of an abstract thought process
• has a professional portfolio.
   6 6 cr
MK13BI615126 39 cr
MK13BI01

Photo journalism 1



The student:
• is familiar with the journalistic principles
• can produce documentary photo material
• is familiar with the various styles in the field of photo journalism
• is acquainted with the media branch.
6    6 cr
MK13BI02

Contact photography



The student:
• has experience of contact creation
• can meet models and outsourcers
• has studied in depth the potential of photography as a means of communication.
 3   3 cr
MK13BI03

Photo journalism 2-Planning



The student:
• has developed own documentary language specific to photography
• is familiar with the interdependence of context, picture and text
• can independently plan a photo journalistic whole.
 3   3 cr
MK13BI04

Photo journalism 2-Execution



The student:
• can independently implement a photo journalistic whole
• has experience of cooperating with the media.
 6   6 cr
MK13BI05

Photo journalism 2-Publication



The student:
• has experience of photo production for publication purposes
• has knowledge of the effects of a context on the visual content
• can assemble documentary photos in portfolio format.
 3   3 cr
MK13BI06

Photo journalism 3-Planning



The student:
• has further developed own documentary language specific to photography
• can visualize own and other people’s journalistic intentions.
  3  3 cr
MK13BI07

Photo journalism 3-Execution



The student:
• has experience of producing comprehensive documentary photo series
• has broadened knowhow in terms of journalistic expression.
  6  6 cr
MK13BI08

Photo journalism 3-Publication



The student:
• has knowledge of the planning-implementation-publication process and can visualize own and other people’s documentary ideas
• has experience of working with the journalistic photo and text production
• has updated own documentary portfolio.
  3  3 cr
MK13BI09

Advanced photo journalism



The student:
• can independently plan, implement and present comprehensive photography work on a documentary basis
• has matured by taking more responsibility
• can listen to others and communicate using spoken and written skills
• has a mastery of an abstract thought process.
   6 6 cr
MK10AN 96621 42 cr
MK13AN01

Image Analysis



The student:
• has an insight into picture communication and picture rhetoric
• can convey and interpret visual messages
• has a mastery of various models for picture analysis
• can apply various tools for the purpose of picture communication.
3    3 cr
MK13AN02

History of the photograph 1



The student:
• has a mastery of an abstract thought process
• is acquainted with the history of the photograph from 1839 to 1900
• is familiar with and can define the history of art tradition, the concepts of art and style with emphasis on early history of art
• can interpret and identify the prevailing history of art materials using spoken, written and visual skills.
3    3 cr
MK15AN01

Presentation skills



The student:
• learns how to present own ideas.
• mastered the basics of how to write an application
3    3 cr
MK13AN03

History of the photograph 2



The student:
• is familiar with the basic history of the photograph from 1900 to the early 1980s
• can provide an overview of national and international art
• understands the context and features pertaining to western art tradition
• has developed an understanding of content, form and expression
• has the capacity to offer individual and collective interpretations of artistic expression and its significance to time and space.
 3   3 cr
MK13AN04

Portfolio discussion 1



The student:
• can document own development
• has the capacity to evaluate own and other people’s work
• can establish appropriate working methods
• is familiar with the basic values of the course.
• can present ideas and projects professionally
 3   3 cr
MK13AN05

Creative Writing



The student:
• can listen to others and communicate using the written skill
• has the ability to write about own position in the field of art
• has a mastery of an abstract thought process
• can assemble, combine and analyze data and impressions in a creative way
• can write own texts, analyze and evaluate other people’s texts within the artistic field of photography
• has developed the capacity to interpret literature which focuses on technical knowhow.
  3  3 cr
MK13AN06

Portfolio discussion 2



The student:
• takes responsibility for own education and accepted method of working
• has the capacity for self-expression verbally and visually in the context of art tradition
• mastered to make professional applications
  3  3 cr
MK13AN07

Literature Examination



The student:
• is familiar with key branch literature.
   3 3 cr
MK13AN08

Artist Statement



The student:
• learns how to refine spoken and written language in order to give effective presentations of artistic creations.
   3 3 cr
MK13AN09

Individual Project Work-Planning



The student:
• can independently produce a visual whole
• can present plans for project work and justify the idea.
   6 6 cr
MK13AN10

Individual Project Work-Execution



The student:
• can independently produce a visual whole
• can coordinate internal and external mentoring resources for project work
• can implement own plan and if required make improvements.
   6 6 cr
MK13AN11

Individual Project Work-Conclusion



The student:
• can independently produce a visual whole
• can justify project work and receive feedback in all seminars.
   3 3 cr
MK13TE15123  30 cr
MK15TE03

Printing and scanning



The student:
• understand the basics of film scanning
• master the basics of image processing
• mastered the basics of how to print photographs
3    3 cr
MK13TE02

Image Composition



The student:
• has a mastery of image construction and theory of basic composition
• image horizon and depth
• pattern and background
• proportion and balance
• contours, surface and form
• movement
• long shot – close-up
• varying picture sizes
• golden section
• harmony/disharmony
• composition in series and space.
3    3 cr
MK13TE03

Photographic printing



The student:
• learns about traditional printing methods for stimulating hand-brain coordination
• is acquainted with printing methods no longer applied by the general public
• practises translating an object in front of the camera into a more stylized portrait on a two-dimensional surface.
3    3 cr
MK13TE04

Studio Photography 1



The student:
• masters the basics in studio photography
• knows the basics of lighting for portrait and object photography
• knows which accessories to use and how they operate
• is familiar with contexts for professional activity in branch of study and is aware of constant development in society and in own professional role.
3    3 cr
MK13TE05

Digital Photo editing 1



The student:
• knows the basics of Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom
• has a basic knowledge of scanning and printing out
• masters the functions of a digital camera.
3    3 cr
MK13TE06

Graphic Design 1



The student:
• has a mastery of the basics in two-dimensional graphic design
• can plan basic websites
• has a basic knowledge of marketing
• is familiar with writing job applications
• masters the basics in data programmes suitable for graphic design.
 3   3 cr
MK13TE07

Digital Photo editing 2



The student:
• has in-depth knowledge of the chain: digital camera-film scanner-image treatment programme-print out
• can independently develop skills in digital image treatment.
 3   3 cr
MK15TE01

Film 1



The student:
• learns how to handle a digital camera
• learns the basics in film editing
• learns the basics in film reporting.
 3   3 cr
MK15TE02

Film 2



The student:
• learn advanced video editing
• learn to produce short films
  3  3 cr
MK13TE10

Studio Photography 2



The student:
• masters more challenging studio work methods
• is able to handle more advanced lighting tasks in the studio and other contexts
• has a mastery of product and portrait photography
• knows the basics in interior photography
• can create images in studio contexts
• can apply and transform self-expression to a certain medium
• is familiar with business styles and practices applicable to this field of study.
 3   3 cr
Val

Elective studies

9 cr
MK10FD 333  9 cr
MK15FD03

The Private picture



Studerande
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3    3 cr
MK13FD02

Architectural photography



The student:
• learns the basics in interior/exterior photography
• learns the principles of tilt/shift
• learns the basics in digital image treatment for interior/exterior photography.
 3   3 cr
MK15FD01

Historic photos methods



The student:
• learn to print digital images on film
• learn to prepare and use historic photographic processes
• learn enough to work further on their own
  3  3 cr
Pra

Work placement

30 cr
MK10PR36129 30 cr
MK13PR01

Practice 1



The student:
• can operate in working groups, respect and cooperate with other people
• can apply working methods in field of study
• appreciates production methods essential to field of study.
3    3 cr
MK13PR02

Practice 2



The student:
• can make use of methods suitable for project work
• develops own professional profile
• can apply photo branch terminology
• has gained a wide experience of working situations within a genuine working environment using appropriate, secure working methods in terms of occupational safety.
 6   6 cr
MK13PR03

Practice 3



The student:
• is familiar with the principles for profitable, customized activity
• uses flexibility and skills actively to seek solutions to current challenges in modern-day photography
• has a clear understanding of the interdependence of the course as a whole, visual production and practical activity.
  12  12 cr
MK13PR04

Practice 4



The student:
• has a mastery of project work
• has substantial insight into professional life as a photographer
• possesses extensive knowledge of own study branch for dissertation work.
   9 9 cr
Lär

Degree thesis

15 cr
MK10LP   15 15 cr


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