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Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts

Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts

Academic year 2021-2022

The Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts, the only university bachelor's degree in Catalonia in this field, places at your disposal the necessary tools and contents for you to become a professional of the stage and performance. During the four years of education, you will develop the necessary skills and aptitudes to create, imagine, invent, direct and perform.

General information

General information

Name of the course:
Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts
Branch of knowledge:
Arts and Humanities
Duration:
4 years
European credits:
240
What qualifications can lead 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:
30
Last admission mark:
Cut-off marks for the June 2021 examination call
Approx. price for the first year:

5,700 euros (95 euros / credit). More information

Website:
Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts
Valid report:
Report (2013)
Other information:
Monitoring indicators

It's useful to know

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.  

Our studies offer three main pathways: performance, stage creation and performance in front of a camera.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.

The Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts shares a building with the Bachelor's degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia Communication, which has the necessary professionals and materials to become a leader in Catalonia for performance in front of a camera. 

Access

Access requirements

  • Upper secondary school education. Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general phase. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU relating to Arts and Humanities.
  • Higher level vocational training cycles (CFGS). Access: all CFGS. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU relating to Arts and Humanities.
  • Over 25s. Preferential option in successful entrance exam: arts and humanities.
  • Over 40s. Assessment of professional experience relating to the bachelor's degree that the applicant wishes to be admitted to and sufficient interview outcome.
  • Over 45s. Entrance test passed and with a sufficient interview outcome.
  • 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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University master’s degrees

The UdG offers an extensive master’s-degree programme. 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 programmes

The doctoral studies are aimed at providing students with advanced training in research techniques and include the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis, consisting of original research work. 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 specialisation

The University of Girona Foundation: Innovation and Training is the centre that plays host to and organises ongoing educational activities to meet the needs ongoing higher-level education. If offers own masters, postgraduate courses, specialization courses and other postgraduate activities covering all areas of knowledge.

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2021-2022

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 2021-2022

Àmbit de creació III: Teatre musicalÁmbito de creación III: Teatro musicalField’s project III: Musical theatre  (3157G03011)

OBCompulsory 15.00 AAnnual YES

Dramaturgy8.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Dramatúrgia teatralDramaturgia teatralTheatre dramaturgy  (3157G03012)

BBasic 8.00 AAnnual YES

Stage craft6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Bases de l'escenotècniaBases de la escenotecniaStagecraft basics  (3157G03013)

BBasic 6.00 AAnnual YES

Expressions of Contemporary Culture7.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Expressions de la cultura contemporàniaExpresiones de la cultura contemporáneaExpressions of contemporary culture  (3157G03014)

OBCompulsory 7.00 AAnnual YES

Area of Creation15.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Àmbit de creació IV: Creació audiovisualÁmbito de creación IV: Creación audiovisualField’s project IV: Audiovisual creation  (3157G03015)

OBCompulsory 15.00 AAnnual YES

Dramaturgy9.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Dramatúrgia audiovisualDramaturgia audiovisualAudiovisual dramaturgy  (3157G03016)

OBCompulsory 9.00 AAnnual YES

Stage craft6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Tecnologies emergents aplicades a l'escenotècniaTecnologías emergentes aplicadas a la escenotecniaEmerging technologies applied to stagecraft  (3157G03017)

OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES

Optional subjects30.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Direcció d'actorsDirección de actoresActor direction  (3157G03018)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica: llenguatge corporalInterpretación escénica: lenguaje corporalScenic Interpretation: body language  (3157G03021)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica: comportament humàInterpretación escénica: comportamiento humanoScenic Interpretation: human behaviour  (3157G03022)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Direcció escènica: metodologia i desenvolupament del projecteDirección escénica: metodología y desarrollo del proyectoStage direction: methodology and project development  (3157G03027)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Escena en espais públicsEscena en espacios públicosPublic Spaces Performance  (3157G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Dansa IIInterpretación escénica: Danza IIActing: Dance Techniques II  (3157G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Veu IIInterpretación escénica: Voz IIActing: Voice Techniques II  (3157G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Llenguatges corporals IIInterpretación escénica: Lenguajes corporales IIScenic interpretation: Corporal languages II  (3157G03038)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctica escènicaPráctica escénicaStage practice  (3157G03039)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Direcció d'ArtDirección de ArteArt Direction  (3157G04051)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Redacció i desenvolupament de textos dramàticsRedacción y desarrollo de textos dramáticosDrafting and development of dramatic texts  (3157G03019)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Interpretació escènica: cant i dansaInterpretación escénica: canto y danzaScenic Interpretation: singing and dance  (3157G03020)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Producció sonoraProducción sonoraSound production  (3157G03023)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tecnologies multimèdia i audiovisualsTecnologías multimedia y audiovisualesMultimedia and audiovisual technologies  (3157G03024)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tècniques d'il·luminació escènicaTécnicas de iluminación escénicaStage lighting techniques  (3157G03025)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Direcció d'art: disseny de brandingDirección de arte: diseño de brandingArt direction: branding  (3157G03026)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tecnologies audiovisualsTecnologías audiovisualesAudio-visual technologies  (3157G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long Not

Theatre Management and Production9.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Gestió i Producció TeatralsGestión y Producción TeatralesManagement and theatre productions  (3157G03028)

OBCompulsory 9.00 SSemester long YES

Complementary Seminars20.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Seminaris complementarisSeminarios complementariosExtra seminar  (3157G03036)

OBCompulsory 20.00 SSemester long YES

Placements10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

PràctiquesPrácticasPractices  (3157G03037)

OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES

Bachelor's Degree final project15.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Treball final del grauTrabajo final del gradoFinal project  (3157G03031)

OBCompulsory 15.00 SSemester long YES

Optional modules + Academic Recognition36.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2021-2022

Direcció d'actorsDirección de actoresActor direction  (3157G03018)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica: llenguatge corporalInterpretación escénica: lenguaje corporalScenic Interpretation: body language  (3157G03021)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica: comportament humàInterpretación escénica: comportamiento humanoScenic Interpretation: human behaviour  (3157G03022)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Direcció escènica: metodologia i desenvolupament del projecteDirección escénica: metodología y desarrollo del proyectoStage direction: methodology and project development  (3157G03027)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Escena en espais públicsEscena en espacios públicosPublic Spaces Performance  (3157G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Dansa IIInterpretación escénica: Danza IIActing: Dance Techniques II  (3157G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Veu IIInterpretación escénica: Voz IIActing: Voice Techniques II  (3157G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual YES

Interpretació escènica : Llenguatges corporals IIInterpretación escénica: Lenguajes corporales IIScenic interpretation: Corporal languages II  (3157G03038)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Pràctica escènicaPráctica escénicaStage practice  (3157G03039)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Direcció d'ArtDirección de ArteArt Direction  (3157G04051)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Redacció i desenvolupament de textos dramàticsRedacción y desarrollo de textos dramáticosDrafting and development of dramatic texts  (3157G03019)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Interpretació escènica: cant i dansaInterpretación escénica: canto y danzaScenic Interpretation: singing and dance  (3157G03020)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Producció sonoraProducción sonoraSound production  (3157G03023)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tecnologies multimèdia i audiovisualsTecnologías multimedia y audiovisualesMultimedia and audiovisual technologies  (3157G03024)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tècniques d'il·luminació escènicaTécnicas de iluminación escénicaStage lighting techniques  (3157G03025)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Direcció d'art: disseny de brandingDirección de arte: diseño de brandingArt direction: branding  (3157G03026)

OPOptional 6.00 AAnnual Not

Tecnologies audiovisualsTecnologías audiovisualesAudio-visual technologies  (3157G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long Not

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

Placements

Students have to gain a series of credits, as part of their studies, which correspond to internships in companies or institutions relating to the bachelor’s degree 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 universities in Spain and on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

First year enrolment

1

Once the Catalan government has allocated you your place, you will receive an email from the UdG with your user code and a link for setting your password, as well as links to online enrolment applications and information on enrolling on your bachelor's degree studies. If you do not receive the message, fill in and send the user-account application form for newly admitted students for the academic year.

2

Use the link provided in the message to set your password. The user code and the password make up your digital identity as a UdG student and will allow you to access the university's online services.

3

Use your user code and password to access the online enrolment and check the enrolment period assigned to you. If the period has already started, the application will inform you that you can start your enrolment.

4

Click on the Grants and allowances tab. If you are entitled to any discounts that are not recognised, you will have the option to start the recognition procedure by pressing the corresponding "Request” button and attaching scans of the necessary documentation. Your institution’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment or free enrolment.

5

Review the enrolment information on your bachelor's-degree studies and see the Basic Guide for online enrolment on first-year bachelor's-degree studies .

6

Formalise online enrolment following the guide's instructions</g>. If you have queries, contact the secretary’s office at your teaching institution. Remember you must enrol before the deadline provided for, otherwise, you will lose your place.

Subjects
Check the subjects for which you can enrol in the section on Subjects > Available subjects 2021-2022 on the website of your bachelor's degree studies.
Fees
Consult the enrolment fees and deductions available to you.
Payment
You can pay the enrolment fee in cash or in instalments in two or three instalments or in monthly instalments. See the terms and conditions in the Enrolment Regulations.
Grants
If you wish to apply for a general MEFP grant, in order to complete an enrolment conditional on a grant you will have to apply for financial proof. Find out all about this from the Bachelor's degree scholarships and grants website.
Third language
To obtain the qualification, you must prove knowledge of a foreign language with a B2 or equivalent level unless your faculty establishes a higher requirement. If you already have a recognised certificate of knowledge of a third language, we recommend that you submit it together with the rest of the documents required for initial enrolment. Check the Regulations about a third language.
Insurance
If you are under 28 years old, you are obliged to take out compulsory school insurance for €1.12 per year. If you are over 28 years old, you are obliged to take out compulsory accident insurance for €9.50 per year. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
Staying
Bear in mind that if you do not pass a minimum of 30 credits in the first two years, you will not be able to continue the same course at the UdG. Check the Rules for staying.

ID
Spanish nationals do not need to produce their national ID (DNI) unless they opposed the University of Girona's collection of personal data during their online enrolment (see the guide for online enrolment).

If you are a national of a EU member state, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or Andorra, you will need to present a valid ID or passport from your country of origin.

Otherwise you will preferably need to present a valid foreign-national identification care (TIE) or passport if do you not have a TIE.

You will need to forward a digitised copy of the document online or bring it in person to the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 19 November 2021 to submit the document.
Admission documents
If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from PAU, CFGS, admission exams for individuals over the age of 25, 40 or 45 or university degree obtained from the UdG, or by academic record transfer, you will not need to produce any documents.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree completed at another university, you will need to forward a copy of your degree online (e-degree or authenticated digital copy of the degree) or provisional degree certificate (with digital signature and CSV), or produce the original in person at the academic secretary's office.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree started at another university, you have to produce a copy of an academic certificate online stating the courses and qualifications, signed electronically and with CSV, and supporting documents confirming transfer-rights payment or presenting the originals in person at the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 19 November 2021 to submit the documents.
Allowances and exemptions
Before you register, review the self-enrolment’s "Grants and allowances" tab. If you are entitled to allowances that are recorded as accredited and are valid on the date of the start of the academic year (13 September), you will not need to produce any documents.

If you are entitled to allowances that are not recorded as accredited, you can start the accreditation procedure by clicking on the corresponding "Request" button, and uploading the necessary documents there for applying the corresponding enrolment discount or payment exemption.

You can also use the “Document Accreditation” procedure from the online procedure section of the Office of the Secretary in Network, preferably, or the electronic register of the UdG, or to produce the documents in person at the academic secretary's office.

If your documents are currently being processed or pending renewal, you will not be eligible for the enrolment-fee discount, but presentations of updated documents will be accepted up to 31 December for subsequently regularising your situation.
Further information from the Allowances and Loans page.
Bank details
If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the registration fee will be paid by direct debit, you must submit the completed bank details notification/ modification form and proof of identification for the account holder.

For the submission of documentation you can use the “Communicating or amending bank details” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

These documents will have to be produced within a period of 10 work days as from the date of enrolment.
Photograph
After you have enrolled, you will need to produce a personal photograph through the La meva UdG intranet (Staff > digital Identity), in accordance with the instructions provided on the same webpage.
Enrolment form
If so required by the teaching institution, you will need to produce your duly completed enrolment-application form. The form and the instructions for its submission will be provided by the centre itself.
Note: accreditation by electronic means is not definitive, except in the case of original electronic documents or authentic electronic copies. The UdG reserves the right to request the corresponding physical documentation at a later date.

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