Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Dance Studies (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS1020 Dance Techniques 1 6 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS1005 Dance in History and Society 1 5 ECTS
DCS1011 Dance as Communication 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS1006 Dance in History and Society 2 5 ECTS
DCS1013 The Healthier Performer 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in Dance Studies
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS2020 Dance Techniques 2 6 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS2003 Dance Theatre 5 ECTS
DCS2005 Dance and Performance Theory 1 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS2006 Dance and Performance Theory 2 5 ECTS
DCS2010 Dance in the Community 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 ECTS credits in Dance Studies
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 credits

YEAR THREE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS3009 Choreological Perspectives 5 ECTS
DCS3029 Choreography Event, Support and Performance 6 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DCS3006 Performance Practitioners 5 ECTS
DCS3026 Synoptic Study-unit 1: Individual Dance Project 6 ECTS (NC)
DCS3027 Synoptic Study-unit: Dance Studies Review 6 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits, of which:
28 ECTS credits in Dance Studies
28 ECTS credits in the other area
4 ECTS credits optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. Dance Studies and in another area of study: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
80 ECTS credits in Dance Studies
80 ECTS credits in the other area
20 ECTS credits optional study-units

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Arts - B.A. - and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - B.A. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 1 July 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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