Learning outcomes

Knowledge

The candidate

  • has advanced knowledge within Ibsen studies with emphasis on one or more of the following disciplines: literature, theatre, film and media, history or cultural history
  • has a special knowledge of theories and methods related to interdisciplinary humanities research, including literary, historical, performance, film, and quantitative analyses
  • knows the history of Ibsen research and has a good grasp of the relevant source categories and reference literature related to the study of Ibsen both in Norway and internationally
  • has a thorough knowledge of the context of Ibsen’s life, practical theatre work and writings and the reception and adaptation history of Ibsen’s works from a global, intercultural perspective
  • has a solid grasp of theoretical discussions about literature as they relate to Ibsen, in particular discussions about the notion of ‘text’ and how this concept relates to theatre, film and media, and written transmission

Skills

The candidate

  • can analyze and evaluate critically various sources on Ibsen’s life and works and on the dissemination of Ibsen in other cultures and media, can contextualize these sources and use them to formulate scholarly arguments
  • has acquired a critical approach to existing theories and methods applied to Ibsen studies, in particular issues related to the uses and concepts of ‘literature’, ‘theatre’ and ‘transmission’ of texts
  • knows how to work independently with theoretical problems and how to apply these to theoretical and practical questions connected to theatre, film and media, texts and text transmission
  • can under supervision and in accordance with applicable norms for research ethics, carry out an independent, limited, cross disciplinary research project about Ibsen’s works and/or life, or the dissemination of Ibsen in other cultures and/or media

General Competence

The candidate

  • can carry out systematic, source-critical and problem orientated research on Ibsen’s life and/or works and/or the dissemination of Ibsen in other cultures and media
  • can contextualize Ibsen’s life and work in relation to other contributions to modern cultural history
  • is acquainted with various theoretical and methodological research approaches and knows how to apply these to academic fields where knowledge of Ibsen’s life and works and the dissemination of Ibsen in other cultures and media is relevant
  • knows how to assert his/her own knowledge and expertise on Ibsen studies
  • has acquired an extensive ability to write scholarly prose and to structure a written academic composition in the field of humanities using relevant terminology
  • can communicate academic knowledge of Ibsen’s life and works and/or the dissemination of Ibsen in other cultures and media with both other specialists and the general public
  • can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes for teaching, performing and disseminating Ibsen’s works, including the field of cultural administration.
Published June 6, 2012 10:00 AM - Last modified Dec. 5, 2017 6:51 PM