Study programme code
Head of study programme
MER study programme code
Study programme version code
School / college
FK - Baltic Film, Media and Arts School
Study programme title in Est.
study programme title in Engl.
Language of instruction
Humanitaaria ja kunstid
Study programme group
Study programme subgroup
en: Muusika ja esituskunstid
Nominal study period (in semesters)
Secondary school graduation certificate, graduation certificate on vocational secondary education or corresponding qualification.
Primary dance expression skills are essential for learning.
To get admitted candidates have to pass admission exams containing professional tests of dance technique, creative and improvisational tasks, a conversation and an essay.
Knowledge of Estonian at least at A2 level if the language of the learner at the previous completed level or level of education was not Estonian.
Study programme aims and objectives
- To create preconditions for your own creative style and professional self-development in the field of dance as a dancer, a choreographer or a dance teacher;
- To create opportunities to acquire skills to analyze what is happening in the art field and to position your creative activities based on developments in art history, major styles and mentality trends;
- To create opportunities for analyzing sources of traditional dance knowledge and skills for their use, including free improvisation, and their own compositions and choreography;
- To create opportunities for acquiring knowledge in the fields of psychology, anatomy and cultural philosophy, and theoretical approaches to artistic creation, and the ability to use that knowledge in practice;
- To create opportunities to get acquainted with the basic principles of dance didactics and the factors influencing dance education;
- To create opportunities for a global cultural world view that supports the positioning and perception of dance as part of a social cultural and societal environment;
- To develop preparedness and interest in continuing your studies at Master's level.
Learning outcomes of the study programme
- has learned to perform in different dance styles in both philosophical and practical terms, show more...
and has mastered the dance analytical methods to use for analyzing and evaluating dance in the performing arts field as well as in his/her own creative work
- creates short forms of original choreography for different contexts and spaces
- has theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in dance, and can apply them according to style and target group
- understands the communal character of traditional dance, including historical local traditions, contemporary hobbies
- knows the sources of traditional dance knowledge and is able to use them in free improvisation and in the creation of their compositions and choreography
- carries out small-scale theoretical and creative practical research in the field of dance and to present the obtained results in an academically correct manner
- has acquired the foundations of philosophical and critical thinking, is able to analyze his/her own needs of self-development
The student must complete the curriculum in a predetermined amount, including completing all compulsory courses and compiling and defending the Bachelor's thesis.
A student who has not completed an Estonian-language school or has completed a part-time school in Estonian is required to acquire an Estonian language proficiency level C1.
Study programme version structure:
total ECTS credits