Performance Arts, Film Studies and Contemporary Music

3-year Bachelor’s Degree

Performance Arts, Film Studies and Contemporary Music

Arts, Film Studies and Contemporary Music

Programme director
Professor Erika Thomas

Erika.THOMAS@univ-catholille.fr

Staff
Professor Erika Thomas (film and audio-visual studies), Dr Aliocha Wald-Lasowski (aesthetics, music)

Academic Calendar
Fall semester from early September to Christmas, spring semester from early January to mid-May. 500 teaching hours per year.

Language of instruction
French

This course enables students to gain a detailed knowledge of the theory, history and aesthetics of contemporary art, in particular in the areas of film and music. Students will also acquire skills in cultural management and be able, if they so desire, to prepare the entrance exams for the prestigious Parisian post-graduate cinema institutes. Students will also gain experience in literary and artistic research enabling them to continue academic studies if they wish.

Entry Requirements
Applicants must have a high school graduation diploma, French baccalaureate or an equivalent diploma. Non-native speakers of French must prove they have attained the level B2 on the European scale.

What will I study?
Film Studies, History of Art, Contemporary Music, Photography, Scriptwriting, Cultural Policy, Cinema Production etc.

What Next?
The majority of graduates continue their studies in post-graduate programmes in the areas of cultural management, music or film studies. Some are accepted in the top cinema institutes in Paris or elsewhere in Europe.

Study Abroad
It is possible to spend one or two of the six semesters in one of our partner universities (about 30 possible destinations).

Internships and work experience
Each year students must do an internship of at least fifteen working days in the area of cultural management or artistic production (museums, theatres, exhibition centres, concert halls etc.).