The Choreomundus programme from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is offered by a consortium of four universities internationally recognised for their leadership in the development of innovative curricula for the analysis of dance and other movement practices: University of Clermont Auvergne (UCA, coordinator), Clermont-Ferrand, France; Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway; University of Szeged (SZTE), Hungary; University of Roehampton, London (URL), United Kingdom.
- Employment opportunities exist worldwide within public and private organisations responsible for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and within higher education and research.
- The production of digitised inventories of ICH for archival purposes or development of computer animation from motion capture data are some areas in which Choreomundus skills are required.
- Choreomundus focuses on fieldwork and formal analysis of movement, and engages with a variety of theoretical and methodological frameworks.
- The programme provides practical skills to observe, analyse, document, and evaluate dances, thereby developing an appreciation of dance that is comparative, cross-cultural, applied, and embodied.
- It equips students to make sense of intangible heritage within a culturally diverse world, to promote culturally appropriate modes of knowledge transmission, and to engage with cultural differences and problems of social exclusion in the 21st century.
- A first degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS) or a second degree (equivalent to 120 ECTS) from a recognised higher education institution (university, college, conservatoire...) in the Humanities or Social Sciences, preferably in dance studies, anthropology, folklore, heritage studies or in related subjects such as drama and/or theatre, music, sports and human movement studies, sociology, cultural studies, or equivalent professional experience. Such candidates must some experience or knowledge of dance.
- Minimum average grade: C according to the ECTS grading scale or equivalent average grade/mark.
- English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band. See for more details here.
- Two letters of recommendation supporting the application.
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