Nordic Master in Dance studies (NO-MA-DS)

Master, two years

Nordic Master in Dance studies (NO-MA-DS)

Dansere, foto: Kim Ramberghaug

Welcome to study start at NTNU

Welcome to study start at NTNU

We are very much looking forward to welcoming our new students to study start. 

Due to the current situation with the pandemic, this year's matriculation ceremony will be organised digitally.   

We want everyone to get off to a good start and be part of the student community at NTNU, even if you have to follow the lectures digitally the first semester from your home country.

More information on this year's Matriculation ceremony

Tuesday 11th August at 12:15 there will be a digital meeting on Zoom for all students the Department of Music.

The meeting will consist of information relevant for all students in the department, regardless of study programme.  The Head of Department, Nora Bilalovic Kulset, will welcome you, there will be information from SiT (the student welfare organisation), the student oraganisations for studies (linjeforeningene) and the department. A more detailed programme will be released at a later date.

Meeting password: 041124
 

Join the meeting here

Introductory day - for new and returning nomadsstudents, this will be done digitally

Due to the coronasituation, we are planning that most, if not all teaching will be done digitally during the fall semester 2020. Two courses are offered in the fall of 2020: Note also that because the teaching is done digitally, the week-long intensive courses might be divided into smaller sections.

Information and schedule will be sent by email at the beginning of the semester. Information will also be posted on the nomads wiki page.

This course will be run digitally.

Information and schedule will be sent by email at the beginning of the semester. Information will also be posted on the nomads wiki page.

This course will be run digitally.

Checklist and manage your stay

For new international students, this is what you need to do to get started as a student:

Checklist for new international students


How to learn Norwegian

NTNU has various part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language, including a free online course. 

Exchange students can join a 3-week intensive summer course in August. The course includes several day-trips in the surroundings of Trondheim, and a weekend-excursion to nearby mountains.

MDANS - forsideinfo

About Dance studies (NO-MA-DS)

This programme is an opportunity to get the most updated knowledge of past and present dance types such as folk and street, ballet and modern, ballroom and club dance. You acquire skills in analysis of dance as bodily movement, aesthetic expression, tradition and interpretation of music.

The programme has intensive periods of teaching and academic supervision. Hence, you do not have to move to Trondheim in order to be a student of the Master’s programme. In order to attend the intensive periods of teaching, we recommend short stays at NTNU and at the cooperating institutions.


Admission

The application procedure is different depending mainly upon your source of funding and whether or not you have a Nordic citizenship.


Job Prospects

Master of Arts in Dance Studies will be relevant for building a career related dance in teaching at many levels, different public sectors in governmental organizations. This may include policy and planning for dance as part of cultural policies and safeguarding actions in ministries and institutions which work with various aspects of dance, both locally and internationally.


Study environment

During the intensive periods of teaching, you will get in contact with other students and staff both at NTNU and at the cooperating institutions. You gain access to large archives of audiovisual dance and music material, and the programme hosts evenings for social dance.


Programme components

The Master's programme in Dance Studies is a two year full-time study of 120 ECTS credits. The courses are structured around intensive periods of teaching and academic supervision.


Learning outcome

The learning outcome is divided into knowledge, skills and general competence. It outlines what you will have achieved when you complete the study programme.


Contact

A student councilor advices enrolled students and you are welcome to contact the councilor with questions you may have.

20 Feb 2019

Facts about the programme of study

Facts

Degree: Master of Arts in Dance Studies
Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: MDANS

City: Trondheim, Dragvoll

Department of Music, Faculty of Humanities

How to apply

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Digital lectures for the first semesterMore Information for International students who have been offered admission into an international Master’s programme at NTNU.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2019

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2020

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2020

Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students

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