DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Performing Arts

General Description

History

Since 1982-83 educational semester master programmes for the students who completed undergraduate programmes of main art branches acting, dramatic writing and stage design working bound to the department of performing arts, and who want to continue further education. The programme, initially under the supervision of The Fine Arts Faculty in the beginning, is later placed under the name of main science branch of theater in Dokuz Eylul University Institute of Social Sciences. After the Institute of Fine Arts was founded this programme has started to be held out with the name of Performing Arts Department (Main Art Branch) with the postgraduate studies level.

Qualification Awarded

Master of Arts in Performing Arts (MA)

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

Interview, Written Examination, Portfolio, First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree) diploma, Transcript

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Transfer Students:
The transfer student candidates from Turkish or foreign universities are subject to the YOK Legislation "The transfer, double degree, minor degree and inter-institutional credit transfer" and to the evaluation conditions determined by Dokuz Eylul University Senate.
The transfer quotas are determined and announced by Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK). The evaluation of the candidates are done by the school evaluation commmisin and approved by the management

The Graduate Transfers:
The short cycle graduates are given the right to be admitted to the first cycle programs if they comply with the conditions set by the "The transfer of Short Cycle Program Graduates to First Cycle Programs" Legilation of Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK)
The universities inform YOK regarding the quotas and YOK announces the quotas and conditions in "Graduate Transfer Guide" and the placements are managed by YOK due to the results of nationwide graduate transfer exam.

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be
recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing
Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

2 years, 2 semesters per year, 15 weeks per semester, 120 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

Performings Arts Master's Degree aims to maintain an education program which involves the to train intellectual, creative, innovative and productive performing arts theorists, critics, playwrights and dramaturgs for dramatic repertoire covering writing for stage, screen, radio and commercials, along with basic qualification principles and necessary lectures on theory of acting on stage, also to qualify art directors scenery, costume, lighting and make-up designers besides puppetry. Beside the department s selective courses generally focusing on performing arts and dramaturgy subjects, students have right to choose a course from the courses thought by the institute of fine arts other main art branches programmes within least total obligatory credit on a subject of their interest, taking approval of the head of the department, within the master study time.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Having the theoretical knowledge, skill and creativity about Performing Arts in general and art branches Acting, Design, Playwriting/ Dramaturgy. And being able to use all.
2   Having enough technical information and being equipped, in the fields of interest of Stage Arts.
3   To be able to get information on innovative, contemporary approaches; to get artistic and cultural information accumulated about the field.
4   To be able to do team works, cooperate with other disciplines, utilise information from other areas in th profession
5   Having the ability to do a scientific research and to present the results, through various kinds media like essay, thesis, notice, presentation, seminar, practice; and to present those verbal and written.
6   Having skills of that and being well equipped in solving problems,
7   With using the information and skill given by the education; being able to get proficiency to form an analyse, commentary, criticism.
8   Being able to use contemporary innovations and equipments in practices/applications about the field.
9   According to an aesthetic level, which suits the needs of contemporary developments and technology; getting the ability to improve new theoretical and practical approaches for the produced works of art with all aspects.
10   Being able to improve oneself by following the developments about science, art, design, technology and contemporary issues; internalizing life-long learning and its significance.
11   Being able to make analysis about the field, and to create a unique work of art a method or a design.
12   Having the ability to comment and criticise the demands of artistic environment, the common apprehensions, or happenings.
13   Knowing about the information and communication technologies useful for various different disciplines; and also ability to use those efficiently in periods of designing and producing.
14   Having at least one foreign language required for keeping up with the international development of the profession; and using this language efficiently.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Students completed a master degree tend to start doctorate programmes; ın the fields they studied (design, acting, dramaturgy) they continue to work.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits


T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 30
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 SSA 5105 HISTORY OF PERFORMANCE ART I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 2 SSA 5117 FORM AND TENDENCY RELATIONS IN PLAYWRITING I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 3 SSA 5119 METHODOLOGIC VARIATIONS IN DRAMATIC ARTS I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 4 SSA 5121 ADVANCED PROBLEMS OF STAGE DESIGN I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 5 SSA 5123 CONTEMPORARY TENDENCIES OF THEATRE CRITICISM I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 6 SSA 5141 THE ANALYSIS OF PLAYS AFTER MODERNISM I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 7 SSA 5131 TRANSFORMATION OF CONTEMPORARY THEATHER COSTUMES OF ARCHITECTURE AND ORNAMENTS, FORM IN HISTORICAL PLACES I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 8 SSA 5133 LIGHTING AESTHETICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 9 SSA 5135 LIGHTING DESIGN ANALYSES IN PERFORMING ARTS AND CINEMATOGRAPHY I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 10 SSA 5137 CONTEMPORARY ACTING PATTERNS I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 11 SSA 5139 PAST TO PRESENT : THE USE OF ABSURD IN THE THEATRE I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 12 SSA 5127 GENDER STUDIES IN THEATRE I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 GSE 5012 METHODS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
B 2 SSA 5096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 22
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 SSA 5106 HISTORY OF PERFORMANCE ART II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 2 SSA 5120 METHODOLOGIC VARIATIONS IN DRAMATIC ARTS II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 3 SSA 5124 CONTEMPORARY TENDENCIES OF THEATRE CRITICISM II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 4 SSA 5128 GENDER STUDIES IN THEATRE II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 5 SSA 5134 LIGHTING AESTHETICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 6 SSA 5156 THE ANALYSIS OF PLAYS AFTER MODERNISM II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 7 SSA 5144 ADVANCED PROBLEMS OF STAGE DESIGN II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
B 8 SSA 5148 TRANSFORMATION OF CONTEMPORARY THEATHER COSTUMES OF ARCHITECTURE AND ORNAMENTS, FORM IN HISTORICAL PLACES II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
B 9 SSA 5150 LIGHTING DESIGN ANALYSES IN PERFORMING ARTS AND CINEMATOGRAPHY II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 10 SSA 5152 CONTEMPORARY ACTING PATTERNS II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 11 SSA 5154 PAST TO PRESENT : THE USE OF ABSURD IN THE THEATRE II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 12 SSA 5142 FORM AND TENDENCY RELATIONS IN PLAYWRITING II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 SSA 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 SSA 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The entrance exams of master progammes are held in two levels: inscriptive and oral. According to a related policy, relevant points get in this exams and least average score of 65 from undergraduate study is required. The regulations for examination and grading are arranged in the fourth part of DEU Graduate School of Fine Arts Educational and Examinational Regulations. The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is 75. Detailed assessment methods and criteria for courses are explained in syllabi.

Graduation Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) Programme with thesis is comprised of at least 7 courses, not being less than 21 national credits, a seminar and specialization courses and thesis studies, in total 120 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Ahmet Murat Tuncay, PhD
Phone: (90-232) 412 9240
E-mail: murat.tuncay@deu.edu.tr