- In the BA Programme in Dance at the University of the Arts Helsinki, you will grow into an independent and reflective artist with excellent performance and choreography skills thanks to the guidance of a competent staff and international guest teachers. You will acquire the competence to work in diverse and changing contexts of dance art.
- The three-year Degree Programme in Dance (180 cr) leads to a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) degree. Upon graduating, you will have the competence to work in diverse roles as a dance professional and the eligibility to apply to master’s studies in dance. The objective is to educate versatile dance artists whose professional skills develop from an understanding of dance as a cultural art practice in which body and mind, science and art, meet.
- The three-year Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Dance Arts is comprised of studies in dance and movement technique, somatic methods, vocal practices, history of art and dance, performance theory and performance practices. Students’ primary focus is contemporary dance. The various forms of improvisation and composition are a key part of studies. Choreography workshops and improvisation sessions provide a basis for discovering and developing your own movement practice as part of your independent work. Artistic projects and the processes leading to them are a major part of studies.
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- Dance Appreciation
- Laban Movement Analysis
- Ballet Theory and Technique
- Modern and Post-Modern Dance Theory and Technique
- Jazz Dance Theory and Technique
- Spanda Yoga and Movement Fundamentals
- Teaching Dance
- Dance Repertory Company
- Advanced Dance Seminar
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All applicants should submit the following documents:
- Certificate of your prior education and a transcript of study records
- Certificate demonstrating your language skills
- Document that proves release from liability for payment of tuition fees
Your submitted documents must state your current name and the degree programme they relate to. If the documents are not in Finnish, Swedish, or English, you must submit an authorised translation into one of these languages.
International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Helsinki
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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