ECTS Catalogue

Master's Thesis Seminar

Pedagogue: prof. ASP dr hab. Małgorzata Jankowska

Field Description
karta przedmiotu (pdf/doc/odt) lack of data
type of classes Seminar;
course language Polish;
method of learning outcomes verification

The basis for assessment is the scope and completeness of the tasks performed.
I semester: selection and definition of the subject of the thesis, preparation of the outline, writing the selected part of the text in writing, preparation of the bibliography, mastering the structure of footnotes and bibliography record, double presentation of the completed part of the text
II semester: submission of the complete text after corrections
The degrees are awarded on the basis of: progress at subsequent stages of work on the text, completeness of chapters and bibliography, correctness of the language, creative approach to the topic, attendance.
Progress in the preparation of the text is checked during classes - discussing topics and individual presentations of students. The maximum mark in the winter semester is awarded for: proper formulation of the topic and its skilful discussion, knowledge of selected literature, construction of the outline and its discussion. Preparation of two written parts according to outline, with proper use of footnotes.
In the summer semester ending with the grade, the highest degree is awarded for systematic work on the text supported and confirmed by presentations and written fragments of the text submitted for review. Classes in the summer semester should end with the submission of a corrected and complete dissertation.

subject description

- Objective cognitive: analysis and interpretation of selected issues based on the methodology in the given direction, expanding knowledge in the given area.

- Purpose of educating: proper selection and use of literature, skilful assessment of the credibility of sources and information used in the work, ability to make theses, taking new interpretative paths, asking questions and formulating answers. Troubleshooting and modifying existing problems / solutions

- Practical purpose: the desire to expand knowledge through self-searching, ability to build long utterance, ability to organise work and taking responsibility for the implementation of its own projects, using the acquired knowledge to construct artistic work.

short subject description

The aim of the course is to prepare the student for theoretical thesis writing, which in most cases is related to the topic of the practical diploma. Students are about mastering the technique of writing a job, skillfully building a logical arguments, and making theses based on your own observations and analysis of selected literature. The theoretical knowledge of students in the field of history and theory of art as well as culture and the way of their analytical approach to selected topics is being strengthened. The seminar also prepares for independent appearances, preparing descriptions and texts about own works and artistic projects.




form of classes

Teaching methods:

practice method (independent learning)

discussion methods: seminar and individual proofreading

Contact hours resulting from the study plan 30h

Non-contact hours: student's own work: 270h

Total: 300h


subject area coverage

The scope of implemented topics depends on the interests of students. In the course of the seminar, common rules for the construction of the text in the form of exercises will be worked out:

-Presentation of the features of the properly constructed paper and its methodology
-Discussion on proper recognition of the problem
-Personal student presentations (ppt presentations, lectures)
-Corrections, individual consultations

evaluation form credit with grading;
placement/internships (connected with field of study/subject area), artistic plein-airs

Nie dotyczy

entry requirements
formal requirements

Passed previous semester 

preliminary assumptions

Broadened scope of art history knowledge, culture and philosophy in terms of Master degree

learning outcomes
social competences

Is ready to independently integrate acquired knowledge. The indicated research work methods will support further artistic topics and also facilitate communication between the artist and the recipient. The analytical approach will support the selection and implementation of works so that they constitute a valuable statement also from a social point of view.
The student undertakes new and comprehensive actions using the available information, can also use the acquired cognitive skills to creatively base on acquired knowledge and curiosity acquired during the seminar, the ability to ask questions and formulate theses.


He is ready to reflect on the social, scientific and ethical aspects related to his own artistic activities and the ethos of the painter's profession. Issues related to ethical attitude, tolerance and acceptance of others is one of the leading issues discussed during the seminar classes, which results from the implemented themes but also the social function of art.


Is able to prepare written thesis in accordance with his choice and interests. Is able to construct a verbal statement on the subject of the subject, can formulate theses and arguments, logically answer the questions asked within the scope of the problems of painting and art, using theoretical foundations and various sources.


As part of the seminar, a student analytically develops a selected topic related to the Painting Department. Knows and understands the concepts and issues related to it, knows how to present the topic in a broader theoretical and cultural context. Is able to use the acquired knowledge to formulate bold theses and interpretative directions.


Knows the basic concepts and principles of copyright that may be necessary to properly describe a topic.


Studies List

studies status Time<br>[h] ECTS form credit
Painting / Technology of Public Art s.10 r 30 10 Seminar 30h
Seminar [Z st.]

Semester 2019/20-SS (Z-winter,L-summer)
Course code: #35.13640