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Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts

Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts

Academic year 2019-2020

The only official university course in Catalonia in the field of performing arts, based on an innovative curriculum, devised by stage director Xavier Albertí, in close collaboration with the Festival Temporada Alta (Festival de Tardor de Catalunya - Girona Salt). 

General information

General data

Name of the course:
Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts
Branch of knowledge:
Arts and Humanities
Duration:
4 years
European credits:
240
Qualification(s) it leads to:
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts from the University of Girona.
Teaching institution:
ERAM University School (affiliated centre)
Indicative number of places:
40
Last admission mark:
Marks required for the June 2019 call for applications
Approx. price for the first year:

5,640 euros See information on prices

Website:
Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts
Other information:
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The curriculum of the Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts aims to create performers with staging skills, or set creators with performance skills.

Our students begin the course with comprehensive performance training - text, gesture, movement, dance - and acquire skills in the field of directing, theatre art, space creation and stage technology. The educational strategy is based on ongoing performance and staging practice.  

From the start of the course, students carry out a series of staging tasks that culminate, in the fourth and final year, in the staging of a production that will be presented on a professional platform. In each of the four years of the course, the staging subjects are fundamental and form the basis of the rest of the subjects. The course also includes training in the audiovisual field for performing arts professionals: performing in front of a camera and knowledge of audiovisual production processes, delivered by experienced film directors.

The teaching is delivered by a carefully selected group of performing arts and audiovisual professionals who guide the students, using an eminently practical methodology, which leads students to discover their own potential and thereby opens up doors to an extensive range of career options.

Access

Access requirements

  • Upper secondary school education. Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general phase. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU related to Arts and Humanities.
  • Higher level vocational training cycles (CFGS). Access: all CFGS. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU related to Arts and Humanities.
  • Over 25s. Must pass the preferential option of the entrance exam: Arts and Humanities.
  • Over 40s. Appraisal of any professional experience related to the bachelor's degree the applicant wishes to study for and suitability for the course, as demonstrated at interview.
  • Over 45s. Must pass entrance exam and demonstrate suitability at interview.
  • Other special types of access recognized under current regulations.

Another information on access

Careers

  • Performance: Theatre actor, film and television actor, advertising actor, musical theatre performer - stage singer, dancer (modern, contemporary and commercial dance), voice over artist, contemporary circus performer and paratheatrical performer, object theatre performer,performer.
  • Direction: Stage director, choreographer, performance director, art director, music stage director (lyrical / commercial), stage designer, creator of stage art in alternative spaces (site specificsStreet performance), creator of shows for large audiences (macro stage), events creator (institutional, commercial, advertising).
  • Dramaturgy: Playwright, scriptwriter for cinema and television, scriptwriter for new formats using the new communication technologies.
  • Management and production: Theatre producer, audiovisual producer, events producer, management of performing arts companies, stage equipment manager, entrepreneur in the field of performing arts, professional working in performing arts for the third sector (social marginalisation, international cooperation, show creator).
  • Direction and technique: Technical stage director o(lighting, sound and machinery coordinator), technician in emerging technologies applied to stage.
  • Leisure and tourism: Performing arts critic, staged tourist guide / creator of performance applied to heritage, cultural agent.
  • Teaching: Teacher of dramatic arts, performance and stage direction, teacher of art direction (stage director) teacher in dance schools or conservatoires, dancers, choreographers, cultural monitor.

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Master's degree The UdG offers an extensive range of masters degrees. Master's degree courses offer advanced, specialised or multidisciplinary training, aimed at providing students with an academic or professional specialism or an introduction to research. These are official courses that enable students to move on to study for a doctoral degree.

Doctorate degree The aim of Dral studies is to provide students with advanced training in research techniques and the programmes include the production and presentation of a doctoral thesis, consisting of an original research project. To join a doctoral programme you need to have a minimum of between 60 and 120 ECTS credits at official university master's degree level or equivalent.

Postgraduate courses and specialization. University of Girona foundation: Innovation and Training is a centre that hosts and organises ongoing training activities with the aim of meeting ongoing higher level training needs. If offers own masters, postgraduate courses, specialization courses and other postgraduate activities covering all areas of knowledge.

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2019-2020

Dramatic Literature16.00 credits
Dramatic Theories6.00 credits
Performance Techniques18.00 credits
Area of Creation20.00 credits
Dramatic Theories6.00 credits
Performance Techniques18.00 credits
Area of Creation15.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Àmbit de creació III: Teatre musical   Ámbito de creación III: Teatro musical   Field’s project III: Musical theatre (3157G03011) OBCompulsory 15.00 AAnnual YES
Dramaturgy8.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Dramatúrgia teatral   Dramaturgia teatral   Theatre dramaturgy (3157G03012) BBasic 8.00 AAnnual YES
Stage craft6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Bases de l'escenotècnia   Bases de la escenotecnia   Stagecraft basics (3157G03013) BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES
Expressions of Contemporary Culture7.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Expressions de la cultura contemporània   Expresiones de la cultura contemporánea   Expressions of contemporary culture (3157G03014) OBCompulsory 7.00 AAnnual YES
Area of Creation15.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Àmbit de creació IV: Creació audiovisual   Ámbito de creación IV: Creación audiovisual   Field’s project IV: Audiovisual creation (3157G03015) OBCompulsory 15.00 AAnnual YES
Dramaturgy9.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Dramatúrgia audiovisual   Dramaturgia audiovisual   Audiovisual dramaturgy (3157G03016) OBCompulsory 9.00 AAnnual YES
Stage craft6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Tecnologies emergents aplicades a l'escenotècnia   Tecnologías emergentes aplicadas a la escenotecnia   Emerging technologies applied to stagecraft (3157G03017) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Optional subjects30.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Direcció d'actors   Dirección de actores   Actor direction (3157G03018) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Redacció i desenvolupament de textos dramàtics   Redacción y desarrollo de textos dramáticos   Drafting and development of dramatic texts (3157G03019) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Interpretació escènica: cant i dansa   Interpretación escénica: canto y danza   Scenic Interpretation: singing and dance (3157G03020) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Interpretació escènica: llenguatge corporal   Interpretación escénica: lenguaje corporal   Scenic Interpretation: body language (3157G03021) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica: comportament humà   Interpretación escénica: comportamiento humano   Scenic Interpretation: human behaviour (3157G03022) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Producció sonora   Producción sonora   Sound production (3157G03023) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Tecnologies multimèdia i audiovisuals   Tecnologías multimedia y audiovisuales   Multimedia and audiovisual technologies (3157G03024) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Tècniques d'il·luminació escènica   Técnicas de iluminación escénica   Stage lighting techniques (3157G03025) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Direcció d'art: disseny de branding   Dirección de arte: diseño de branding   Art direction: branding (3157G03026) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Direcció escènica: metodologia i desenvolupament del projecte   Dirección escénica: metodología y desarrollo del proyecto   Stage direction: methodology and project development (3157G03027) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Escena en espais públics   Escena en espacios públicos   Public Spaces Performance (3157G03032) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica : Dansa II   Interpretación escénica: Danza II   Acting: Dance Techniques II (3157G03033) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica : Veu II   Interpretación escénica: Voz II   Acting: Voice Techniques II (3157G03034) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Tecnologies audiovisuals   Tecnologías audiovisuales   Audio-visual technologies (3157G03035) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Interpretació escènica : Llenguatges corporals II   Interpretación escénica: Lenguajes corporales II   Scenic interpretation: Corporal languages II (3157G03038) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Pràctica escènica   Práctica escénica   Stage practice (3157G03039) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Theatre Management and Production9.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Gestió i Producció Teatrals   Gestión y Producción Teatrales   Management and theatre productions (3157G03028) OBCompulsory 9.00 SSemester long YES
Complementary Seminars20.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Seminaris complementaris   Seminarios complementarios   Extra seminar (3157G03036) OBCompulsory 20.00 SSemester long YES
Placements10.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Pràctiques   Prácticas   Practices (3157G03037) OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES
Bachelor's Degree final project15.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Treball final del grau   Trabajo final del grado   Final project (3157G03031) OBCompulsory 15.00 SSemester long YES
Optional modules + Academic Recognition36.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
Direcció d'actors   Dirección de actores   Actor direction (3157G03018) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Redacció i desenvolupament de textos dramàtics   Redacción y desarrollo de textos dramáticos   Drafting and development of dramatic texts (3157G03019) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Interpretació escènica: cant i dansa   Interpretación escénica: canto y danza   Scenic Interpretation: singing and dance (3157G03020) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Interpretació escènica: llenguatge corporal   Interpretación escénica: lenguaje corporal   Scenic Interpretation: body language (3157G03021) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica: comportament humà   Interpretación escénica: comportamiento humano   Scenic Interpretation: human behaviour (3157G03022) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Producció sonora   Producción sonora   Sound production (3157G03023) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Tecnologies multimèdia i audiovisuals   Tecnologías multimedia y audiovisuales   Multimedia and audiovisual technologies (3157G03024) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Tècniques d'il·luminació escènica   Técnicas de iluminación escénica   Stage lighting techniques (3157G03025) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Direcció d'art: disseny de branding   Dirección de arte: diseño de branding   Art direction: branding (3157G03026) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual No
Direcció escènica: metodologia i desenvolupament del projecte   Dirección escénica: metodología y desarrollo del proyecto   Stage direction: methodology and project development (3157G03027) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Escena en espais públics   Escena en espacios públicos   Public Spaces Performance (3157G03032) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica : Dansa II   Interpretación escénica: Danza II   Acting: Dance Techniques II (3157G03033) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Interpretació escènica : Veu II   Interpretación escénica: Voz II   Acting: Voice Techniques II (3157G03034) OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES
Tecnologies audiovisuals   Tecnologías audiovisuales   Audio-visual technologies (3157G03035) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Interpretació escènica : Llenguatges corporals II   Interpretación escénica: Lenguajes corporales II   Scenic interpretation: Corporal languages II (3157G03038) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Pràctica escènica   Práctica escénica   Stage practice (3157G03039) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

It is necessary to pass 1 of the following modules

* Level B2 - German
* Level B2 - English
* Level B2 - French
* Level B2 - Italian
* Level C1 - English
* Level C1 - German
* Level C1 - French
* Level C1 - Italian
* Level C2 - German
* Level C2 - English
* Level C2 - French
* Level C2 - Italian
* Level C1.1 - English
* Level C1.1 - French
* Level C1.1 - German

Practical work experience

Within the framework of their studies, students have to acquire a series of credits that correspond to practical work experience placements , in companies or institutions related with the degree that they are studying. The teaching load is determined in accordance with the curriculum.

Bachelor's thesis

To obtain the degree, students have to complete a bachelor's thesis (TFG) which serves to assess the general skills they have acquired over the course of the degree programme and offers a summary of the skills and knowledge they have acquired. The teaching load of the thesis depends on the curriculum of the degree.

Mobility

Students can complete part of their degree programme abroad through the Erasmus programme, which enables them to carry on their studies whilst undertaking an international exchange with academic value in a European university.

They also have access to grants for placements at Spanish universities and those on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

Enrolment in the first year

1

View the place allocation results on the University Access Portal

Find out about your options based on the allocation round your place was assigned in (June or September).

2

View the Enrolment fees, and see the Guide to online enrolment to learn about the electronic enrolment system at the UdG.

Check the enrolment dates and times and prepare the documentation you will need to submit, depending on each case.

3

Go to your teaching centre on the day and at the time assigned to you, complete the enrolment form and complete the assisted online enrolment.

The teaching centre will give you instructions on how to get your student identification card.

Reception information sessions
First option students
17 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
Students who have passed their place to first option
18 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
Second and subsequent option students
26 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
Enrolment dates
First preference
17 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
On appeal in the first round of allocation and by definitive allocation
18 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
Of second round of allocation (in any preference)
26 July, from 10 am to 2 pm (the centre will assign the time to the student), in the P1 classroom
For appeals in the second round of allocation and of first reallocation
6 September at 10 am in the Academic Secretary's Office
Second reallocation in June
13 September at 10 am in the Academic Secretary's Office
Third reallocation in June
20 September at 10 am in the Academic Secretary's Office
In September call
27 September at 10 am in the Academic Secretary's Office
In October enrolment
3 October, at 10 am, in the Academic Secretary's Office
Start of classes
Start date
12 September 2019
Contact details of the academic secretary's office
Telephone
972 40 22 58
Email
eram@eram.cat

1. ID:

Nationality Documents
Students from EU countries, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Andorra Certified copy of valid ID
Non-EU foreign students TIE (foreign-national ID) preferably, or passport where TIE is not available.

2. Proof of receipt of allowances or exemptions, under section 1.1.3 of the Enrolment Regulations.

3. Documents accrediting access to the university:

Type of access Documents

Pre-enrolled university students from:
a) PAU and the like
b) CFGS or FP-2 or MP-3 and the like
c) University degree from the UdG
d) Entrance exams for people over the age of 25, 40 or 45

The University does not require any document to be produced, as such information is accredited by the University's Admissions Office. Students who have sat the university entrance exams (PAU) are advised to download their accreditation documents from the university’s Access Portal in the same year they passed their exams, as they will stop being accessible on 31 December.

Pre-enrolled university students with a university degree not obtained from the UdG Original and photocopy or certified copy of the degree or its provisional certificate 
Pre-enrolled university students with transferred academic records (students enrolled at other university centres) Academic certificate featuring courses and qualifications and confirming payment of transfer fees
Students with access from record transfers The University does not require students to present any documents, as they will have had to produce them beforehand during the transfer-call period

4. An enrolment-application form, where appropriate (provided by the teaching institution)

5. Only where a student is not the holder of the bank account paying for their enrolment, a communication/change of bank data form (available on the Forms page) and a photocopy of the bank account holder’s ID.

The documentation must be submitted either when you enrol or before the 19 November at the Academic Secretary’s Office of the teaching centre (except for the large-family card in the event of renewal, which must be presented before 31 December).

Online enrolment

Online enrolment is the University of Girona's electronic enrolment system where enrolment is carried out via the internet, and is available for most study programmes.