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UMUO4005 Arts-Based and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches, 3 ECTS cr. 
Code UMUO4005  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Arts-Based and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches  Abbreviation Arts-Based and 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced studies Subject0157 Other Art Studies 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Faculty of Art and Design 


Student will be able to use and combine arts-based methods and practice as research in the arts to his/her thesis and understands a specific nature of such methods in the field of academic research.


Introduction to a variety of arts-based and artistic research methodologies applied to fields of art education, applied visual arts and design.


lectures 24 hours, exercises and independent work 46 hours


Active participation to the lectures, successful completion of assignments

More literature information and extra material 

Selected articles form following publications
Biggs M. & Karlsson H. eds. (2010). The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts. London: Routledge;
Irwin, Rita (2013). Becoming A/r/tography. Academic journal article. Studies in Art Education, Vol.54, No.3.
Sullivan, Graeme (2010). Art Practice as Research – Inquiry in Visual Arts. London: Sage Publications. Wilson M. & van Ruiten S. (2013). Handbook for Artistic Research Education. ELIA.


5 – 1 /fail


Second period of first year Master studies


Prof. Jaana Erkkilä and prof. Timo Jokela

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Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time is off. Arts-Based and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches  Lecture course  Maria Huhmarniemi,
Tatiana Kravtsov 
04.10.19fri 13.00-17.00
08.10.19tue 09.00-13.00
21.10.19mon 13.00-17.00
23.10.19wed 09.00-13.00
11.11.19mon 13.00-17.00
28.11.19thu 09.00-13.00
10.12.19tue 09.00-13.00

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