Stage Design (8203R058)
bachelor's programme qualification
Specific admission requirements
A completed secondary education, a collection of the candidate`s own work, artistic and craft aptitudes, orientation in the history of culture, ability to express space through drawing, successful completion of a three-round talent examination.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
A matura certificate.
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 completed secondary vocational education.
Field of study characterization
The programme focuses on the dramatic properties of space and the shaping of a dramatic character. Stage design participates in creating the conception and visual form of a dramatic work. The conception of the stage design curriculum respects the dramatic point of departure of stage design and its team character, as well as contemporary crossover tendencies in the field.
The goal of the programme is for students to master the requirements of stage design work in all of its applications and modifications with emphasis on the realisation.
Key learning outcomes
A graduate of the Bachelor`s programme in stage design is capable of designing and presenting a stage design project and elaborating the necessary documentation and model. He/she has mastery during the realisation of the materials and their use from a technological standpoint. He/she is able to track and organise the production of decorations, costumes, furniture and accoutrements. He/she is capable of designing costumes in all of their aspects and of expertly managing the realisation of costumes, masks, accessories and make-up. He/she has a basic knowledge of film and television set design, and the technology of studio construction. He/she can cooperate competently with all members of the creative team. He/she has knowledge and practical experience in creating lighting designs, and has mastered the properties and possibilities of use of all types of light sources, projections and their mastery. He/she is capable of collaborating creatively in shaping the visual presentation of a dramatic work, and is able to apply and make creative use of his/her acquired knowledge of the history and theory of stage design, tangible culture and of period artefacts and garments.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
A graduate of the Bachelor`s programme in stage design is a versatilely educated stage designer with extensive knowledge mainly in the areas of theatre, literature and film. He/she has mastered the technical and technological requirements of stage design, as well as the planning, lighting and acoustics of the stage space. He/she is the author of lighting designs, the realiser of stage design projects, and has mastered the basics of costume design and issues of realising costume projects for all forms of theatre, film and television.
He/she is a partner to the realiser or choreographer in creating a dramatic work and in its realisation.
Access to further studies
Master`s programme in stage design, Master`s programmes at all other arts schools with a similar focus.
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. An examination may be practical, written, oral, or involve a combination of these methods. Examinations are graded on the scale „A, B, C, D, E, F“.
The student fulfils the requirements of the study plan and earns the required number of credits. He/she creates and defends the final Bachelor`s project and passes the final state examination consisting of examinations on the theory and history of the field, on the theory and history of dramatic theatre and on scenic technology. He/she defends the text part of the project and its theoretical reflection.
Mode of study
Qualification director or equivalent
Field of study is part of study programme
- Dramatic Arts – (B8203)