First cycle degree in

Visual and performing arts

Class: L-3 - Visual arts, music, performing arts and fashion studies

Class L-3 - Visual arts, music, performing arts and fashion studies
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator PAOLA DESSI'
Access Open access with assessment test

A strongly interdisciplinary course that ranges from basic humanistic teachings in the literary, historical, and sociological areas to those related to new technologies of the arts and fields of entertainment. The course offers a variety of classroom activities and workshops involving visual arts, cinema, audio-visual, photography, music, radio, theatre, and television which allow students to personalize their educational path. Students will acquire historical-critical skills in the field of humanistic culture while developing good computer and technological skills as well as argumentative and communicative skills. Students can pursue careers in the design and creation of cultural products in both public and private cultural industries, as well as cultural educators, collaborators, and editors in publishing and in the general media.

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Characteristics and objectives
The degree course offers basic humanistic teachings in the literary, historical, and sociological fields, as well as core subjects in the field of visual arts, cinema and audiovisual, photography, music, radio, theater, and television. All studies aim to promote an in-depth historical and critical understanding of the topics. The educational program is completed by a structured selection of in-class courses and specific laboratories, aimed at individualizing students' training concerning the occupational fields of their choice. The degree course trains professional figures who are experts in the field of humanities with competent IT and technological skills, equipped with historical-critical knowledge and an articulated theoretical-practical background in the fields above. This profile is further supported by the mastery of new technologies in the field of arts and performance, and the ability to write and speak one of the languages of the European Union (English, French, German, or Spanish). Furthermore, students will acquire good argumentative and communicative skills.

Occupational opportunities
Those who obtain a degree in DAMS will be qualified to work in a variety of environments and institutions in the cultural industry. These may be of public or private nature, or in private practice. The selection of the occupational sector will depend on personal aptitudes following and developed out of the teachings and laboratory activities chosen during coursework.
The degree course provides training for the following professional figures:
-assistants in the design and production of cultural projects in the fields of arts, cinema and audiovisual, photography, music, theater, and multimedia. This figure operates in the design and realization of events, dealing with various phases of preparation, design, and execution involved in event production (with private and public production entities, organizations, and event distribution, including tourism; in artistic and cinematic institutions, opera houses, theater, and musical agencies, archives and museums; in cultural festivals, and public and private television and radio). Graduates collaborate in producing documentation and research in preparation for events in question, collecting bibliographic resources, and iconographic and multimedia contributions. They assist in the creation, set-up, and installment of multimedia products;
- cultural-didactic workers in the fields of arts, cinema and audiovisual, photography, music, theater, and multimedia. Graduates work alongside others in the conception and creation of educational, cultural projects to enhance knowledge of expressive languages related to the sectors in question. They work to develop projects to sensitive and educate the public to art, performance, and various media cultures. They carry out activities in the didactic areas of museums, film libraries, as well as in cultural institutions and associations in the field and with authorities and businesses engaged in promoting tourism; in addition, they collaborate with schools and communities to organize laboratory activities;
-editorial collaborators promoting dissemination in the fields of arts, cinema and audiovisual, photography, music, theater, and multimedia. This professional figure provides content for the cultural industry (press offices in cultural, performance, and tourism institutions for the field in question). They work in the editorial sector (publishing field in question, newspapers, and specialized journals and magazines, including the area of multimedia) as well as on television, radio, and other media.

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Training

I Year COMPUTER USE [CFU 3] ITALIAN LITERATURE [CFU 9] CONTEMPORARY HISTORY [CFU 9] HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART [CFU 9] WRITING WORKSHOP ON THE ESSAY FOR CINEMA [CFU 3] MODERN ART HISTORY WORKSHOP [CFU 3] LABORATORY FOR THE REALIZATION OF DOCUMENTARIES [CFU 3] SETTING UP AN ART EXHIBITION WORKSHOP [CFU 3] THEATER FOR UNIVERSITIES WORKSHOP [CFU 3] CINEMA AND MEDIA WORKSHOP 2 [CFU 3] THEATRE-DANCE LAB [CFU 3] CINEMA AND MEDIA WORKSHOP 1 [CFU 3] THEATRE WORKSHOP [CFU 3] LABORATORY: DEBATE TRAINING [CFU 3] WORK PLACEMENT AND WORKSHOP [CFU 6] LABORATORY [CFU 3] SEMINAR ACTIVITIES [CFU 3] CONCENTUS WORKSHOP 1 [CFU 3] CONCENTUS WORKSHOP 2 [CFU 3] MUSICAL LITERACY LAB [CFU 3] ACTING WORKSHOP [CFU 3] MUSICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY WORKSHOP [CFU 3] ANIMATED CINEMA LAB [CFU 3] DIGITAL CINEMA WORKSHOP [CFU 3] THE ENTERTAINMENT ECONOMY LABORATORY [CFU 3] PROFESSIONAL FIGURES IN AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION WORKSHOP [CFU 3] GRAPHIC NOVEL LABORATORY [CFU 3] ART LABORATORY [CFU 3] STUDY ON THE MASK WORKSHOP [CFU 3] MUSIC WORKSHOP (1) [CFU 3] MUSIC WORKSHOP (2) [CFU 3] INTERNSHIP 1 [CFU 3] INTERNSHIP 2 [CFU 6] INTERNSHIP 3 [CFU 9] EXTERNAL TRAINING [CFU 3] INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP [CFU 6] HISTORY OF DRAMATURGY [CFU 9] FILM HISTORY AND CRITICISM [CFU 9] HISTORY AND TECHNIQUE OF PHOTOGRAPHY [CFU 9] HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC [CFU 9] HISTORY OF MODERN MUSIC [CFU 9] FIRST FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH [CFU 3] FIRST FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH [CFU 3] FIRST FOREIGN LANGUAGE: SPANISH [CFU 3] FIRST FOREIGN LANGUAGE: GERMAN [CFU 3] II Year SOCIOLOGY OF THE MEDIA [CFU 6] HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL ART [CFU 9] HISTORY OF MODERN ART [CFU 9] THEORY OF LITERATURE [CFU 9] COMPARATIVE LITERATURE [CFU 9] AESTHETICS [CFU 9] HISTORY OF AESTHETICS [CFU 9] THEATERS OF FIGURES: STORIES AND AESTHETICS [CFU 9] THEORY AND HISTORY OF SCENOGRAPHY [CFU 9] PERFORMING ARTS THEORIES [CFU 9] ACTING STUDIES IN CINEMA AND MEDIA [CFU 6] REALITY CINEMA [CFU 9] FILM THEORY [CFU 9] THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES OF RADIO-TELEVISION LANGUAGE [CFU 6] MUSICAL PALAEOGRAPHY [CFU 6] HISTORY OF ANCIENT MUSIC [CFU 6] HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC [CFU 9] MUSIC THEORY [CFU 9] MUSICAL ICONOGRAPHY [CFU 6] METHODOLOGIES FOR TEACHING MUSIC HISTORY [CFU 6] ETHNOMUSICOLOGY, THEMES AND METHODOLOGIES [CFU 9] III Year HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE [CFU 6] ARTISTIC CURRENTS AND TRENDS SINCE 1960 [CFU 6] ART HISTORY SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY [CFU 6] MUSEUM STUDIES AND HISTORY OF COLLECTIONS [CFU 6] HISTORY OF ART TECHNIQUES [CFU 6] CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY [CFU 6] ETHNOLOGY [CFU 6]