TUT Baccalaureus Technologiae BTech in Vocal Art: Performance



TUT Baccalaureus Technologiae BTech in Vocal Art: Performance

TUT BTech in Vocal Art: Performance

BACCALAUREUS TECHNOLOGIAE: VOCAL ART: PERFORMANCE

Qualification code: BTVF02 – NQF Level 7

Campus where offered:

Arts Campus



Important notification to new applicants:

Students who intend to enrol for this qualification should take note that no new applications will be accepted as from 2021. Potential students are advised to consult the University’s website for possible new qualifications which are aligned with the newly-implemented Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework.

REMARKS

a.Admission requirement(s):

A National Diploma: Vocal Art: Performance or a relevant qualification, with an average of at least 60% in the final year of the National Diploma.

b.Selection criteria:

Submission of an acceptable letter of intent or subject to a formal selection.

c.Minimum duration:

One year.

d.Presentation:

Day classes.

e.Intake for the qualification:January only.

f.Exclusion and readmission:

See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

g.Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), equivalence and status:

See Chapter 30 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

h.Subject credits:

Subject credits are shown in brackets after each subject.

Key to asterisks:

*Information does not correspond to information in Report 151.

(Deviations approved by the Senate in August 2005, June 2006 and November 2010.)

**Subject is not compulsory for obtaining the qualification. However, the department strongly recommends that students take this subject to prepare and equip them for the labour market.

CURRICULUM

YEAR SUBJECTS

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

AMS400T

Acting and Movement for Singers IV

(0,167)

BVI300T

Body-Voice Integration III*

(0,000)**

MCR100T

Music Criticism I

(0,025)*

PAN100T

Professional Administration I

(0,025)*

PCF400T

Practical Musicianship for Singers IV*

(0,200)

PYD400T

Physical Development IV

(0,083)

RTA100F

Research Methods in the Arts*

(0,100)

SCA400T

Stagecraft and Production IV

(0,200)*

Prospectus 2019- Faculty of The Arts

1

SGQ400T

Singing Technique (Spec) IV

(0,200)*

TOTAL CREDITS FOR THE QUALIFICATION:

1,000

SUBJECT INFORMATION (OVERVIEW OF SYLLABUS)

The syllabus content is subject to change to accommodate industry changes. Please note that a more detailed syllabus is available at the department or in the study guide that is applicable to a particular subject. On 01 September 2017, the syllabus content was defined as follows:

A

ACTING AND MOVEMENT FOR SINGERS IV (AMS400T)

PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

Students are equipped with the skills and ability to portray character and emotion convincingly through ex- pressive sound and movement within the parameters and requirements of specific styles. (Total tuition time:

± 41 hours and ± 54,5 hours for AMS400T)

B

BODY-VOICE INTEGRATION III (BVI300T)PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)



The unique, interrelated functioning of the human body and voice is analysed and mastered from a physiologi- cal and kinaesthetic viewpoint. (Total tuition time: ± 13,5 hours)

M

MUSIC CRITICISM I (MCR100T)

PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

Students are equipped with the ability to write an objective, informative critical appraisal of a performance, using good grammar and non-emotive language. (Total tuition time: ± 20 hours)

P

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IV (PYD400T)

PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

An essential component of the training of the singer-athlete is optimal physical performance under varying and often strenuous conditions. This includes cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and flexibility, stamina and a healthy lifestyle. (Total tuition time: ± 20 hours)

PRACTICAL MUSICIANSHIP FOR SINGERS IV (PCF400T)PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

The singer, as a sophisticated performing artist, refines stylistic and technical aspects of musicianship, work- ing on a recital programme with an accompanist, ensemble singers and/or instrumentalists. (Total tuition time:

± 48 hours)

PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATION I (PAN100T)PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

Performance ethics, legal and financial management and publicity, as well as technical knowledge of the theatre, are addressed. This knowledge will provide students with the basic skills to compete with other col- leagues in a professional environment. (Total tuition time: ± 10 hours)

R

RESEARCH METHODS IN THE ARTS (RTA100F)

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts

The student should be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of skill and competence in the following areas: The nature and practice of research in the social sciences and the arts, research design, the develop- ment of a research proposal, qualitative and quantitative research methodology, ethics in research and writing of a research report. (Total tuition time: ± 100 hours)

Prospectus 2019- Faculty of The Arts

2

S

SINGING TECHNIQUE (SPEC) IV (SGQ400T)

PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

Through the analysis and application of the physiology of the singing voice and the underlying principles of proficient singing, the performer continuously develops and enhances his communication skills with the audi- ence. (Total tuition time: ± 64 individual hours)

STAGECRAFT AND PRODUCTION IV (SCA400T)

PRACTICAL EVALUATION

(Subject custodian: Department of Performing Arts)

In addition to performance on stage, related aspects of theatre production are introduced. These include stage and foyer management, logistics and schedule planning, lighting and technical aspects, principles of stage direction, props, costumes and make-up. (Total tuition time: ± 75 hours)