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You may enroll at Bircham International University from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year and earn a distance learning degree choosing from over 200 majors of study and with complete compatibility with your professional career.

 

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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Performing Arts via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning

 

This program overviews the artistic forms of expression specifically motion picture, theater, music, dance, and visual art. Students will explore how the performing arts reflect the social, political, and religious aspects of numerous cultures and civilizations. This program provides a theoretical exposure to the content and processes inherent in the creative and artistic experience of performance. It also imparts students with an appreciation of various artistic disciplines, forms of expression, and creative visual languages.

 

Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Scene Analysis
Narrative Development
Theory of Drama & Comedy
Script & Screen Writing
Creativity
Staging & Choreography
Performing Music & Dance
Television Production & Directing
Visual Arts
Directing Actors
Performing Arts
Artistic Design

 

 

Performing Arts via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Performing Arts via distance learning = 36 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Performing Arts via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Performing Arts via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Performing Arts Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Performing Arts via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Performing Arts Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Performing Arts via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Scene Analysis
This course examines the creation, staging, and coverage of dramatic events through the study and analysis of structure, plot, character, and the action dialectics of stories and scenes. It examines the relationship between story, scenes and structure, and the grammar and syntax of visual story-telling.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Narrative Development
This course illustrates the means of story-telling and integrates practical writer rules with theoretical models based on literary constructions. It explains the construction of a solid narrative combined with the creation of believable, compelling characters that propel that narrative forward. It finally helps to find personal stories that inspire dramatic narrative.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Theory of Drama & Comedy
This course reveals the actions and events that create the structure of a dramatic and humorist texts. It presents plays composed by various writers, each representing a different style. Why do we laugh and/or cry? What is humor and what is drama? Why does one person laugh and/or cry at something when another person doesn't?
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Script & Screen Writing
This course explores the art, craft, and business of script writing from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It examines the process of screenwriting from concept to character and from opening scene to finished script. It pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to good screenplays and focuses on style and language, format, structure, location, and characterization. It presents a step-by-step and comprehensive technique for writing scripts.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Creativity
This course presents the principles of creativity. It examines the process of idea generation using different techniques such as association, brainstorming, sense connecting, closures, opposites, verbal plays, clocks and calendars, personalization's and so on. It shows how to discipline thoughts and ideas according to the creative strategy and communication goals.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

Staging & Choreography
This course describes the elements, aesthetics, and process of stage and choreographic creation by examining the theories and relevant staging and choreography works. Problems in stage placement, movement style, and dramatic purpose are explored through analysis of both historical and contemporary dramatic text.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Performing Music & Dance
This course studies staged music and dance production in various venues. It leads the students through the creative process, staging, production, and performance of a complete music and/or dance work in conjunction with a conceptual study of its form and content.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Television Production & Directing
This course covers the principles and techniques of producing a television program beginning with the concept, passing through the script, to actual studio production. It covers topics such as production preplanning, the role of the director and the producer, and other broadcast-related fields of video production. It shows how to manage and direct TV productions and crews.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Visual Arts
This course explains how visual arts have been influenced by, and how they have influenced, interacted with, defined, and been defined by other media, arts, technology and cultural trends. It examines how visual arts have moved from a marginal to a mainstream art form. It explores the nature of visual perception in everyday life and how the elements of visual imagery may combine to deliver a persuasive message.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Directing Actors
This course presents a method for establishing creative and collaborative relationships with actors. It discusses how to get the most out of rehearsals, how to solve the problems of poor performances, and how to give efficient instructions. It discusses what constitutes a good performance, what actors want from directors, what directors do wrong, how to analyze dramatic scripts, how actors work, and how directors and actor relate.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Performing Arts
This course philosophically examines the criteria used to identify, evaluate, and appreciate music, drama, and dance-art forms that necessitate performance for their full realization. It discusses the impact of music, drama, and dance performances on audiences and evaluates their expectations, reception, and interpretations. Audience interpretation is the final ingredient in the blending and interrelation of performers, performance, and audience.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Artistic Design
This course is a philosophical examination of artistic creation and design. It discusses the impact of art on everyday life, and evaluates different design styles, approaches, and interpretations. It also addresses the problems encountered by design artists including the idea of talent, the artist's personality, and creative blocks, and shows creative tools and inspirational resources for the artistic designer.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

 

Admission - Performing Arts Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Performing Arts Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Performing Arts Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABET - Associação Brasileira de Etnomusicologia

ISPA - International Society for the Performing Arts

PAA - Performing Arts Alliance

UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals

 

 

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