bachelor's programme qualification
No new students are accepted for the qualification. Qualification finishes 2024-12-31.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
The programme does not have any specific requirements for the recognition of prior learning. The procedure for recognition at AMU is governed by Articles 89 and 90 of the Act on Higher Education Institutions No. 111/1998 Coll., as amended, and by the AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations (Articles 8, 14, 18).
Qualification requirements and regulations
A completed secondary or a completed secondary vocational education; exceptionally, it is also possible to admit candidates without a completed secondary, a completed secondary vocational or higher vocational education at a conservatory.
Regulations: The Czech education system is governed by the Act on Higher Education Institutions, as amended (Act No. 111/1998 Coll.), and by the internal regulations of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
Field of study characterization
Key learning outcomes
Orientation in choreographic approaches based on modern and traditional dance techniques.
Ability to create a choreographic composition according to the various criteria of future choreographic practice according to a musical or dramatic assignment and using the principles of directing arrangement and chamber interpretive composition,
Participation in dance workshops organised by the Department of Dance,
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
A graduate of the Bachelor´s programme in Choreography should have acquired a complete education and expertise in the individual dance techniques in both their historical and contemporary conceptions, knowledge and skills in the area of choreographic arrangement and choreographic creativity. A graduate also has an overview of the history and theory of dance, thanks to which he or she can perceive the selected field in the context of dance generally, as well as in other artistic fields and in culture.
Access to further studies
After duly completing the Bachelor´s programme it is possible for the student to continue his or her studies in the Master´s programme.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Studies are assessed by credits and examinations stipulated by study plans. The student is informed of these through the information system. The student registers for examinations using the information system, and is entitled to a second and third attempt to pass an examination. If neither of these attempts proves successful, the Dean may in exceptional cases permit a fourth attempt (administered by a commission). It is not permitted to repeat an examination for the main subjects or to repeat written examinations. The credit is an ungraded form of assessment of studies. It is allocated upon fulfilment of requirements stipulated for individual subjects and is recorded in the information system with the word „Credited“ (Z). An examination is a graded form of assessment of studies, which tests knowledge and level of creativity in the relevant subject. In the main subjects, examinations are administered by a commission. Examinations are graded on the scale „A, B, C, D, E, F“.
Studies in this programme are duly completed with the state final examination. This examination is held before an examination committee comprised of the faculty´s professors, assistant professors and expert assistants, or of invited experts approved by the faculty´s artistic council. The state final examination and announcement of the results are public.
The student must sit for a state final examination no later than two academic years after fulfilling the study obligations of the relevant study plan. A student who has fulfilled the conditions set by the relevant study plan, performed the graduate work, submitted a written work with all the required formalities and obtained the required number of credits may register for the state final examination. The examination includes an oral defence of the Bachelor?s thesis. The Dean stipulates the contents of the state final examination for individual fields of study on the basis of the recommendation of the relevant department.
State final examinations are graded on the scale „A, B, C, D, E, F“. The examination committee shall decide the overall assessment for the state final examination by vote in camera.
Mode of study
Qualification director or equivalent
Field of study is part of study programme
- Art of Dance – (B8202)