Bachelor of Arts Degree in Performing Arts in Europe

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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree rewarded to students who complete an undergraduate program that typically lasts four years. This type of degree can be focused on the sciences, liberal arts, or a mixture of the two. 

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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BA (Hons) Creative Songwriting

DIME ONLINE
Online Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 United Kingdom Hassocks + 1 more

The BA (Hons) Creative Songwriting course enables students to develop a diverse and industry-relevant set of songwriting skills. You will generate songs that are suitable for a wide range of formats and create an appropriate songwriting portfolio. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. BA (Hons) Creative Songwriting Introduction The BA (Hons) Creative Songwriting course enables students to develop a diverse and industry-relevant set of songwriting skills. You will generate songs that are suitable for a wide range of formats and create an appropriate songwriting portfolio. Under the guidance and supervision of internationally recognised leaders in the field, the course aims to produce graduates who are conversant with the mechanisms of the modern music industry and can demonstrate a creative and industry-relevant approach to their craft. Your practical studies will be underpinned by research and writing skills and you will reflect critically on your practice. Participation in projects will help you to contextualise your work within a wider arena, enabling you to identify, forge and nurture many new career opportunities. The intensive nature of the course enables learners to become skilled practitioners and provides the freedom for them to develop their own unique and innovative methods of working. The online delivery mode provides you with flexible access to lectures and multi-media course content through an interactive online delivery platform. This allows you to study at a time and place that suits you, whilst providing opportunities to network with peers working nationally and internationally on the same programme of study. DIME ONLINE courses are offered in full-time accelerated mode, which enables you to complete your degree in two years. We also offer a part-time version for students who have work, family, and/or other commitments, which enables you... [-]

Live Events Production BA (Hons) & FdA

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

The Live Events Production BA (Hons) degree course is an innovative course that introduces you to all the different areas of event production, across all sectors. This course is also available as a 2 year foundation degree. [+]

The Live Events Production BA (Hons) degree course is an innovative course that introduces you to all the different areas of event production, across all sectors. This course is also available as a 2 year foundation degree. This course focuses very much upon employability, ensuring that you leave with a broad portfolio of relevant experience, together with the right skills and attitude to work in a safe and responsible manner. You will gain a range of industry-based certificates during the first module, which will equip you with the basic knowledge and skills to make you more employable on events throughout the course, to build on your work experience portfolio. By the end of the first two-years, you will be capable of engaging in a range of creative processes, from design for live music, to brand awareness, dealing with artists or simply managing your client’s expectations, and you will have a good understanding of the various processes and technologies that are used in the industry. The final year is focused on management and will provide more insight into the key issues involved in the strategic management of large events, festivals and venues. Personal and professional development is emphasised and encouraged during the programme along with employability skills and a commitment to continuing professional development. The modules reinforce the programme’s vocational nature and are designed to teach students to design, develop and deploy management strategies over key areas within the live events sector for a successful event management career. Why Study This... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Design

NABA - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Milan

Theatre Design is an art with broad boundaries, encompassing all that is required to stage a performance or an exhibition. In the BA in Theatre Design program, you’ll dive deep into the varied world of scenography and its many applications in performing arts: theatre, opera, cinema, and television. You’ll also explore the use of set design in staging exhibitions, events, temporary installations, and photo shoots for advertisements. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. Theatre Design is an art with broad boundaries, encompassing all that is required to stage a performance or an exhibition. In the BA in Theatre Design program, you’ll dive deep into the varied world of scenography and its many applications in performing arts: theatre, opera, cinema, and television. You’ll also explore the use of set design in staging exhibitions, events, temporary installations, and photo shoots for advertisements. You’ll learn how to: Design and create scenery and props for theatre, television, and cinema Create exhibition installations for art, design, fashion, and other events Design and create costumes for plays, operas, musicals, and other shows Design the lighting of outdoor or indoor spaces for productions Organize theatrical and other events Provide assistance to art and exhibition curators You’ll gain significant field experience under the guidance of faculty members and scenographers in the entertainment and staging world. You’ll develop skills with 2D and 3D design programs in addition to painting and graphical representation techniques. Through class discussion, teamwork, and experimentation, you will discover the specialization that best suits your talents. The BA in Theatre Design program is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) as a Bachelor of Arts degree (180 CFs). Specializations Theatre Design Exhibition and Display Design First Year Scenography I, Digital Applications for Visual Arts I, History of Modern Art, Drawing for Design, History of Costumes I, Scene Design I Second Year Aesthetics, Photography, History of Contemporary Art... [-]

BA (Hons) in Singing

IAB | Institute of the Arts Barcelona
Campus Full time 3 years June 2017 Spain Barcelona

The BA Hons Singing programme has a unique focus on singing for popular music, commercial music and musical theatre forms. Highly practical, with substantial one-to-one training, a large amount of public performance opportunities, linked with a solid foundation in music business, the programme combines the best of mainstream music education with a dynamic modern entrepreneurial focus on commercial and entertainment singing performance. [+]

The BA Hons Singing programme has a unique focus on singing for popular music, commercial music and musical theatre forms. Highly practical, with substantial one-to-one training, a large amount of public performance opportunities, linked with a solid foundation in music business, the programme combines the best of mainstream music education with a dynamic modern entrepreneurial focus on commercial and entertainment singing performance. The programme develops the student across six areas: Singing (technique / style) Musicality (including the development of a second instrument) Songwriting Music Technology and Recording Performance Music Business and Management The BA Hons is highly practical and driven by the desire to create imaginative and creative singer / songwriters / performers. The programme gives its students all the key skills required for a successful career. The programme does not prescribe style or genre of popular music but rather allows its students to develop as individual artists. Year One — Core Skills Year one is about developing the core skills. In this year the students work closely with the singing staff, through both weekly one-to-one sessions and group sessions, in the development of a healthy, sustainable and strong singing voice. Students also study vocal styles including amongst other Jazz, Blues and Rock singing. In addition to developing their voice, in year one student develop performance skills in a second instrument (Piano or Guitar). It is not essential that students already have skills in one of these instruments. Students also follow programmes in Music Creation and Recording and performance technology... [-]

BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Drama

University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Studying Philosophy and Drama enables you to engage with the world’s major philosophies and thinkers alongside learning the practical skills and cultural insights of the dramatic arts. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Drama Studying Philosophy and Drama enables you to engage with the world’s major philosophies and thinkers alongside learning the practical skills and cultural insights of the dramatic arts. What is philosophy? Why is it important? Is it relevant? As a student of Philosophy at Kent, you do not so much learn about philosophy as learn to do it yourself. This includes not only studying major philosophies and philosophers, but also contributing your own ideas to an ongoing dialogue. You develop the ability to connect the most abstract ideas to the most concrete things in our experience. There is active research culture in the Department of Philosophy at Kent, with internationally recognised experts whose interests range from philosophers such as Hegel, Kant and Wittgenstein to topics such as the philosophy of the mind, ethics, aesthetics, logic, political philosophy, metaphysics and artificial intelligence. University of Kent Drama students are taught by leading performance practitioners and lecturers from all around the world. Our range of industry-standard facilities include studios, performance spaces and workshops. There is a diverse array of modules to choose from that incorporate a distinctive balance of practical and theoretical elements, allowing you to develop the skills and vision needed for employment in the creative industries and beyond. Consequently, our Drama and Theatre courses are among the most popular in the country with strong National Student Survey results every year. This degree programme is an ideal combination for... [-]

BA Drama and English and American Literature (Hons)

University of Kent, School of Arts
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

As one of the most wide-ranging, multi-faceted and interdisciplinary of subjects in the Arts and Humanities, Drama and Theatre naturally lends itself to joint honours study. Students taking any of the joint honours programmes in the subject area will encounter aspects of drama, theatre and performance drawn from a wide range of historical epochs, languages and cultures, and have the opportunity to... [+]

BA Drama and English and American Literature (Hons) As one of the most wide-ranging, multi-faceted and interdisciplinary of subjects in the Arts and Humanities, Drama and Theatre naturally lends itself to joint honours study. Students taking any of the joint honours programmes in the subject area will encounter aspects of drama, theatre and performance drawn from a wide range of historical epochs, languages and cultures, and have the opportunity to explore these in theory and practice, bringing their own specialist areas of study into play in both the seminar and the rehearsal room. English at Kent is challenging, flexible, and wide-ranging. It covers both only traditional areas (such as Shakespeare or Dickens) and newer fields such as American literature, creative writing, postcolonial literature and recent developments in literary theory. Studying for degree joint honours with another subject allows you the freedom to explore your other passions whilst developing skills associated with the study of literature. Course structure The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest... [-]

BA Honours in Commercial Music

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff. The University of Westminster has a strong reputation and links with leading popular music centres around the world, and the amazing success of our staff and alumni networks remains one of the core strengths in our provision of opportunities for our graduates. The course prepares you to take on leading roles in the development of the music industries, and encourages you to focus all your energies into understanding the music industries from every angle, maximising your career potential. It also equips you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Course content Our music courses are based at our state-of-the-art Harrow Campus, one of the main media education campuses in Europe, where facilities include 12 professional recording studios, a new teaching recording studio, and an array of television, post-production, radio, film, video and multimedia facilities. Since its inception in 1993, the course has developed with engagement and input from industry, and our main aims are to nurture your practical and... [-]

BA (Hons) Music and English and American Literature

University of Kent, School of English
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Kent's Music programmes offer you the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and advanced understanding of the subject needed by today’s musicians. [+]

BA (Hons) Music and English and American Literature Overview Kent's Music programmes offer you the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and advanced understanding of the subject needed by today’s musicians. You study a wide range of music, looking at earlier, historical styles as well as music that has evolved over the past few decades. Your technical skills in performance and music notation are an important feature of this degree, and we also encourage you to find your own creative voice with specialist composition modules. The literature element of your degree covers traditional areas (such as Shakespeare or Dickens) and newer fields such as American literature, creative writing, postcolonial literature and recent developments in literary theory. Studying for a joint honours degree with another subject allows you the freedom to explore your other passions whilst developing skills associated with the study of literature. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 The University of Kent was ranked 3rd in London and the south-east for student satisfaction. Music at Kent was ranked 14th in The Guardian University Guide 2014. Teaching & Assessment Music You receive instrumental tuition both individually and as part of groups and ensembles. In each module, there are opportunities for one-to-one tutorials where you are given individual support and guidance. Assessment is by coursework, including compositional projects, seminar presentations, music performances, audio production tasks, essays and written assignments. English and American Literature Modules are taught by weekly seminars. Core modules include a weekly lecture, plus individual supervision is... [-]

BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship - Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal, Other Instrument

ICMP - The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom London

The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. Course Overview The BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship degree focuses on developing your creativity and the expression of your own unique ‘creative voice’. This is done through performances, composition of original material, and multimedia interdisciplinary collaborations. Along with the development of musicianship and performance skills, the course also focuses on essential entrepreneurial and critical business skills that a creative musician needs in order to forge a successful career. Through this course, you will develop expertise in your principal instrument, individually through one-to-one instrumental tuition across all three years, and collectively within a group workshop environment. You will also be given the opportunity to explore and analyse a range of genres to help inform your own artistic development and compositional ‘voice’. In the business and entrepreneurship modules, you will gain an understanding of marketing, branding, social networking and successful new business models, while developing broader communication, management and interpersonal skills. Using the latest technology, you will be given the opportunity to build a portfolio of your own original music, working in collaboration with other disciplines and media, such as film, dance, games and fashion. Successful completion of programme BA(Hons) Creative Musicianship at ICMP leads to the award of Bachelor of Arts by the University of East London. Full programme specification here. COURSE DETAILS Year 1 - Level 4 In the first year, you will develop... [-]

BA Acting

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Carmarthen

BA Acting is an innovative and exciting programme designed for students who aspire to a career in the performance industry. The degree balances vocational actor training, contextual study and the creative exploration of performance theory. The range of transferable and presentational skills on offer could be applied in a variety of employment contexts. [+]

BA Acting is an innovative and exciting programme designed for students who aspire to a career in the performance industry. The degree balances vocational actor training, contextual study and the creative exploration of performance theory. The range of transferable and presentational skills on offer could be applied in a variety of employment contexts. Course Overview BA Acting students will follow an intensive programme of practical study which blends the acquisition of performance skills with performance methodology and contextual studies. The first year concentrates on the student’s development as a performer, with modules in voice, movement and dance, acting and devising, while the second year tests these skills in a variety of theatrical genres and contexts. The final year is entirely production-based with a series of public productions culminating in a final performance project and showcase. Key Features There are many reasons to chose this course, including: Graduate student productions at the University and on tour Study abroad available in the Unite States Professional directors and other theatre practitioners are regular contributors to the course Touring theatre companies visit the University regularly Theatre visits to major UK theatres to enhance your knowledge and experience Rigorous training, practical study, a supportive atmosphere and personal attention Excellent facilities including the 375-seat Halliwell Theatre with its accompanying studios and workshops Opportunities to work with professional theatre companies and practitioners in order to develop your skills and career prospects Extensive team of theatre professionals work within the School as directors, designers and specialist tutors [-]

BA in Dance

University of Nicosia
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Dance (BA, 4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or part-time; some General Education courses are offered on e-learning basis. Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: Aims The main educational aims of the programme are the following: I. To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. II. To enhance participation, guidance, support learning and teaching policies which fulfill the needs of a diverse student community at high standards of achievement. III. To develop in students a blend of knowledge, experience, transferable skills and capabilities through a curriculum and intellectual/artistic environment that strengthens their employability and provides the foundation for further study. 2. Objectives The main educational objectives of the programme are the following: I. To provide students with a high level practical, theoretical and artistic education in the field of dance. II. To provide a conceptual framework of dance as reception, applied (kinaesthetic), and creative process which will enable students to appraise and appreciate the wide operative range of the field. III. To equip students with the knowledge, the technical skills and artistic competencies (kinaesthetic/physical, spatial, creative, perceptual), which would enable them to enter the market as versatile professionals. IV. To provide students with the knowledge and skills with which to conduct in-depth inquiries and research in fields... [-]

​BA (Hons) Dance

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

​BA (Hons) Dance is the first single honours degree in Wales and focuses on developing creative and reflective independent dance practitioners, equipped to work across performance, community and education contexts. [+]

​BA (Hons) Dance is the first single honours degree in Wales and focuses on developing creative and reflective independent dance practitioners, equipped to work across performance, community and education contexts. Contemporary dance is the main focus and is explored through 3 core strands: The Healthier Dancer; Dance Contexts: Choreography & Performance; and Professional Practice. In 2010-11 and 2012-13, the BA (Hons) Dance degree was awarded 100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey. Dance in Wales and the UK: The picture of dance in Wales is one of continuous development. The worlds of creativity, performance, programming, participation and viewing are an integral part of the vibrant dance ecology. In order to further its ambitions for dance in Wales, the sector is consolidating existing strengths and building on achievements, whilst developing new initiatives and strategies, and pursuing vital partnerships at national and international level. Consequently the needs of the dance industry, not only in Wales but also across the whole of the UK, demand a highly skilled and innovative workforce. Life and career pathways are crucial to dance; through encounters with dance in school years to study and patterns of training at higher levels; and from there to the employment and retention of practitioners and the sustainability of practice and companies. The importance of preparing those who wish to pursue a career in dance cannot be over stated and as such, any education and training, whether at initial entry points, undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing professional development (CPD), needs to reflect this... [-]

BA in Violin

Liszt Academy
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The basic aim of the violin main subject on the bachelor level is to reach a reliable technical level, to establish the foundations of further artistic and pedagogical advancement, to prepare the students for the master training. [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. Classical Violin Studies (BA) The basic aim of the violin main subject on the bachelor level is to reach a reliable technical level, to establish the foundations of further artistic and pedagogical advancement, to prepare the students for the master training. Students have to pass a compulsory exam in their main subject at the end of each semester, which guarantees constant professional control. Classical Violin Studies: Examination materials: candidate will be evaluated based upon performance of the following BA I 1st semester two pieces selected by the student examples two movements of different tempos and contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected), AND an outer movement of a violin concerto an outer movement of an etude and a violin concerto (except: Mozart concertos) a performance piece and two movements of contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected) BA I 2nd semester one etude selected by the student 1st movement of a concerto two movements of contrasting characters from the Partitas by J.S. Bach (note: the Double movements are also to be played if the Partita in B minor is selected) BA II 1st semester (technical exam) a 4 or 3-octave scale, three-note chord (triad), third, sixth, octave, with double-stoppings, scale passages with two kinds of linkings;... [-]

BA in Performing Arts (Top-up)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 3 semesters August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The course comprises 120 credits at Level HE6. The modules provide a good balance between critical and contextual studies, practice and professional development. The curriculum focuses on the development specific skills including research, text and non-text based production and professional development. The modules include: Research (20 credits), Text into Performance (20 credits), Street Arts (20 credits), Major Project (40 credits) and... [+]

Performing Arts (Top-up) - BA (Hons) The course comprises 120 credits at Level HE6. The modules provide a good balance between critical and contextual studies, practice and professional development. The curriculum focuses on the development specific skills including research, text and non-text based production and professional development. The modules include: Research (20 credits), Text into Performance (20 credits), Street Arts (20 credits), Major Project (40 credits) and Professional Issues in Performance (20 credits). About the course The BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-up) invites students with appropriate prior learning, including HND, foundation degree or other completed HE4 and HE5 awards in performance related subjects, to enter directly into the final year of this degree at the University of Bolton and gain a BA (Hons) award in Performing Arts. Therefore students who have completed 240 credits at HE4 and HE5 are eligible to apply for this unique and successful BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-up). Special features The University of Bolton has a partnership with the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, close contacts with regional schools and colleges and a range of established and emerging small to medium sized creative industries with which students engage as a key feature of the programme. You will have excellent levels of access to subject and support staff and the University will provide ongoing help to you during your study in terms of academic and professional guidance. You will be invited to small group seminars and one-to- one tutorials on a regular basis. Staff delivering the programme have... [-]

BA in Music

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is especially designed to allow [+]

Undergraduate Studies in Performing Arts in Europe 2017. Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is especially designed to allow the prospective student be able to construct a more flexible study plan that can be geared to more personal career outcomes. Our desire is to have our students be representative of the best that Turkey has to offer. Yasar University’s Music Department, part of the Fine Arts Faculty, opened in the 2008–2009 academic year. It is the first private music school in the system of Foundation Universities in the city of Izmir. Internationally recognized performers and teachers assure the highest of academic standards. The school boasts the latest in technology and supports a fine University Chamber Orchestra. In having an internationally acclaimed faculty, our goal is to graduate students that will be able to undertake musical careers in any part of the world. The University Chamber Orchetra affords each student the chance to play both as an orchestral and solo musician. Because of our technological means, students will have their concerts recorded and broadcast via a number of media (TV, radio, and the internet). This will allow them to build a real work experience while studying. Entrance requirements for international students - Completed application form - High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants - University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants - Proof of English proficiency - Copy of passport - Passport photograp [-]