Extent: 15-25 ECTS
Language: Finnish or English
Teacher in charge: Sampo Pyhälä
Target group: Aalto ARTS students, University of the Arts students, other students from Aalto University
Application to the programme can be done either via Aalto University eAge system’s internal minor application process, or under JOO agreement from other Finnish Universities. Students of the University of the Ars apply through AaltoARTS mobility studies.
The application periods for minors for Aalto University students are 1-15 May 2015 and 15-30 Sept 2015. Instructions for applying: http://studyguides.aalto.fi/minors-guide/2015/en/minor/instructions-for-applying.html.
Students from other Finnish universities apply via JOOPAS https://haku.joopas.fi.
The applicant has to write a letter of motivation, a preliminary plan of his/her minor studies and 1-3 examples of artistic or research work. The work examples will be sent either in digital form with other application materials or by mail before the application deadline to study coordinator. Selection criteria: motivation and the level of artistic or research work examples.
Quotas and restrictions: The number of new minor students per year is max 6. In case there are more equal applicants, the students from Production Design and Costume Design have the priority to be accepted. Accepted minor student has to make a study plan with the teacher in charge of the minor in the beginning of the next semester and start the minor studies during the same academic year. The study right for the minor will be awarded to the two year period.
Prerequisites: Please see application procedure and quotas and restrictions.
Name of the minor in other languages: Scenografi, Näyttämölavastus
After having completed minor of 15-25 credits, the student has an understanding of different areas in performance design and the content, possibilities and responsibilities of performance designer’s work in theater and other areas of performance design. The student is able to apply the learning from different courses from the minor to his/her further studies and career.
The structure and content of the minor will be tailored individually with each student in a meeting with the responsible teacher of the minor. The student is able to choose a 15-25 cr selection of courses based on his/her learning goals. For an international/foreign student the minor will be tailored from the courses available in English.