DANS3002 - Individual Project 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The students define, collect and organise a material. This will occur through a search for literature, fieldwork, and a work period at (or a study of) a dance institution. They select a reading material which can supply theory and methods for discussions of their source material and write a report on their project.

Learning outcome


An examinee with completed qualification in DANS3002 

  • has good knowledge about theoretical and methodological approaches to develop and reply to questions in the field of dance studies.
  • has knowledge about a methodological basis for conducting dance research, fieldwork and source criticism.


An examinee with completed qualification in DANS3002

  • has good skills for structuring, organising and analysing a selected material of dances through systematic source criticism and search for literature
  • has good skills for analysing, critically evaluating and using available material in the field
  • has skills for building a project based on empirical approach to a material using relevant theory and methodology

General competence:

An examinee with completed qualification in DANS3002

  • is able to work independently with a chosen academic problem
  • is able to connect theory and methodology in setting upa an academic project

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and/or supervision in groups. Plan for the project with reading list must be delivered and approved by 1 September (autumn) and 1 February (spring)

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved plan for the project with reading list required

Further on evaluation

If the candidate retakes the exam, there is no need to retake the compulsory assignments.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage (MACHOREO)
Dance Studies (MDANS)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to Nordic Master in Dance Studies (No-Ma-DS) or Erasmus Mundus Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage (Choreomundus).

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Dance Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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