Accredited fields of study – Doctoral degree

Field of study 2.2.1. Fine arts, daily and external form of studies

 

Field of study commission for doctoral studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts

 

Organization of studies

  • Doctoral studies - daily form – daily 3-year form. It consists of individual study plan. It finishes with a dissertation exam and a defense of dissertation thesis ( ArtD. )
  • Doctoral studies - external form – external 5-year form. It consists of individual study plan. It finishes with a dissertation exam and a defense of dissertation thesis ( ArtD. )
 

Study programs

 
Free fine arts

A graduate of the doctoral studies in the field of Fine arts possess abilities for an independent artistic work. He undertakes theoretical research and artistic output at a contemporary artistic and scientific knowledge level and attaches to it his own contribution. He is able to work on a team realizing artistic projects, theoretically analyze artwork in a context of contemporary art philosophy and is able to keep a professional discourse about the artwork in a foreign language. He cooperates by creating concepts in the field of Fine arts.
Doctoral studies have their own individual study plan, set up by the student’s supervisor and approved by a commission of study fields. Individual study plan is made up of a study part and scientific and artistic part. Inseparable part of the doctoral studies in daily form is also teaching activity or other, with it associated professional activity. Doctoral studies run on a credit system in accordance with the Ordinance of the Ministry of Education of the SR No. 614/2002 Coll. on credit system of study.
Standard workload of a doctoral student during an academic year equals to student’s work which corresponds to 60 credits.
Standard length of study in daily form is 6 semesters, i.e. 3 academic years; and in external form 10 semesters, i.e. 5 academic years.
Doctoral student is prepared both practically and theoretically for specialized work in his field and to master the creative solutions at a required level in the area of fine art. The study program of a doctoral student is divided into two parts: a/ study part and b/ research and artistic part. The study part makes up a third of core knowledge and the research and artistic part two thirds.
The study part of doctoral studies consists of lectures, seminars and individual study of professional literature needed based on the focus of a dissertation thesis, which are organized as compulsory and compulsory elective courses. Part of the doctoral studies is also teaching activity or other, with it associated professional activity in a volume of 4 classes a week.
The research and artistic part of doctoral study program in the field Fine arts is made up of art creation and with it associated inevitable theoretical research. Both research and artistic components are connected with the topic of dissertation work. The student focuses on realization of an artwork, cooperation with other teachers and leading realization teams. By the means of his artwork at the exhibitions and by professional conference presentations the student expresses his stance in the area of art culture.

A successful doctoral degree graduate is awarded an academic title “doctor of art”, abbreviated ArtD.

Supervisers and topics of dissertation thesis for doctoral studies

Topics of dissertation thesis for doctoral studies for the academic year 2015/2016

Defense of dissertation thesis

Deadline for submitting the assignment of final work:
- according to the schedule of an academic year, or according to the information on the website

Deadline for submitting the application for a permit for a defense of dissertation thesis – Directive about doctoral studies, art. 10 sec.1 and submitting dissertation thesis together with all other requirements - Directive about doctoral studies, art. 10 sec.2
- according to the schedule of an academic year

Dissertation thesis defense date
- according to the schedule of an academic year

Application for a permit for a defense of dissertation thesis

Dissertation exam

Deadline for applying for dissertation exam and submission of written work:
- daily form of studies – within 18 months of studies
- external form of studies – within 3 years since the beginning of studies

Disseration exam date:
- according to the schedule of an academic year

Application for dissertation exam