Exchange application to the Bachelor Programme in Dance Pedagogy

Welcome to apply for an exchange term at the Bachelor's Programme in Dance Pedagogy at DOCH

Courses offered

 If you are applying for an exchange you have two options of curriculum you can follow. The courses that are offered in the autumn term 2017 are:

Option 1 

Dance Training for exchange students (7,5 ECTS). Please read further information about the structure of this course below.

Dance Pedagogy in Theory and Practice 1 (2,5 ECTS)

Dance Pedagogy in Theory and Practice 2 (2,5 ECTS)

Dance for Children and Youth, Didactics 1 (5 ECTS)

Choreography and Didactics (7,5 ECTS)

Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries 1 (5 ECTS)

Total of ECTS per semester: 30

Main language of instruction: English. Please note that Swedish is the main language of instruction in the courses Choreography and Didactics and Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries 1 but depending on the teacher, lessons could also be held in English.

Study pace: Fulltime

Responsible unit: Department of Dance Pedagogy at DOCH

Option 2 - only available for Scandinavian students able to understand Swedish

If you chose these option you will follow the curriculum of the  third year of the Bachelor Programme in Dance Pedagogy with exception of the Dance Training courses.

Dance Training for exchange students (7,5 ECTS) Please read further information about the structure of this course below.

Art, Body and Culture - Dance Theory 2 (7,5 ECTS)

Dance Didactics 2  (7,5 ECTS)

Research Methods in Dance Pedagogy (7,5 ECTS)

Total of ECTS per semester: 30

Main language of instruction: Swedish. Applicants are therefore required to be proficient in one of the other Nordic languages.

Study pace: Fulltime

Responsible unit: Department of Dance Pedagogy at DOCH

IMPORTANT NOTE

The courses offered in Option 1 are not possible to combine with the courses in Option 2.

The course Dance Training for Exchange Students consists of five different modules:

Module 1: is your main genre: Modern and contemporary/ Jazz/ Street or Ballet  (classes four times a week)
Module 2 and 3 two other selected genres:  Modern and contemporary/ Jazz/ Street or Ballet  (each module has classes twice a week)
Module 4 and 5: Complementary training: Klein, Pilates or Improvisation (each module once a week)

In you application, we would like you to make a choice between the dance genres in the different modules you want to take during your exchange. If you are admitted, you will be able to test the different dance levels and module genres during your first week. The responsible teacher of each genre will then decide which level is most suitable for you. Please bear in mind that your choices are subject to availability.

Autumn term dates

The term runs from 28 August 2017 to 14 January 2018.

Exchange applications are only for this period of studies. We encourage applicants to stay the whole term.

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Application

The application period is 15 March to 18 April 2017. To apply, click on the green "Apply"-button on this right top corner of this page

The following documents will be required:

  •     Letter of motivation. In your letter please make sure to specify your main dance genre
  •     CV (résumé)
  •     Your latest Transcript of Records.
  •     Certificate assuring that you are registered at a higher education institution
  •     Letter of recommendation from a dance tutor or teacher  at your institution
  •     Nomination letter from your institution
  •     A video (max 150 MB) showing your dance exercises in your main dance genre (contemporary, jazz, street,ballet). We would like to see some exercises where we can see the motion and flow of your dancing

Please note that we only accept applications and certificates through the online application portal, not by means of regular post or e-mail.

Contact

For general information, please contact our International Coordinator angelica.pineros@uniarts.se

For technical support with your application, please send an e-mail to post@mynetwork.se