Nebrija University was one of the first institutions in Spain to offer a specialized university bachelor's degree in Dramatic Art, designed to train, at the university level, performing arts professionals in their role as actors, scriptwriters and stage directors. Acquiring skills in areas such as Art Direction, set design, production and audiovisual direction.
This exclusive Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts offers students unique learning opportunities, opening a coherent path for their incorporation, through scriptwriting and dramatic texts, into the professional world of stage creation in theatre, cinema, television and multimedia creation.
The Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts at Nebrija University trains students in all the essential resources to successfully represent different passages or theatrical modalities, both gestural and textual, as well as interpretation in front of television or film cameras. We do not train intellectually passive actors and actresses, but rather, through a solid humanist education, we train them to be capable of reading the dramatic text in depth, understanding its aesthetic and ideological content, analyzing it and teaching it to collaborate creatively in its staging through a broad base of solid artistic and conceptual knowledge.Read +
Thanks to a renewed and updated curriculum, the student can develop his talent, imagination and professional training through practical workshop exercises and audiovisual projects. All this in a multidisciplinary environment and in close relationship with the students of the Degree in Audiovisual Communication. Our young actors, scriptwriters, stage creators, stage directors, producers and filmmakers will work as a team developing fascinating Scenic Creation projects such as short films, feature films, videos, stage productions, performances and multimedia creations.
In addition, you have the possibility to combine the Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts with the Bachelor's Degree in Audiovisual Communication, a double degree that is unique in Spain and that reinforces employability.Read Less
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You will learn by doing, the philosophy of our School of Communication and Arts is reflected in all the contents of our Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts. Get ready to shine on stage and train with the best professionals in the sector.
Student profile: Young people with an artistic vocation interested in Art, Literature, the performing world, as well as in all the processes of Scenic Creation in the field of theater, cinema and television. The Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts is a rigorous and professional training for all young people who want to train as actors, writers, playwrights, stage directors, producers and directors in a multidisciplinary and enriching university environment provided by the intense contact with students in other degrees.
Graduate profile: The Performing Arts graduate will be a professional with diverse knowledge of the theatrical world, including interpretation, dramaturgy, voice, movement, set design and direction.
Official Degree:Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts
Learning center:School of Communication and Arts
Branch of knowledge:Arts and Humanities
Total Credits: 240 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year.
Academic year it was implemented: 2008
Languages: This degree is taught in Spanish and English.
Type of Teaching: Classroom attendance
Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project
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BOE núm. 186, de 2 de agosto de 2010
Curriculum approved by Fundación Madrid in the 2019-2020 academic year, with implementation in 2020-2021
The student must take 240 credits
It involves Communication and Emotional Intelligence, Teamwork, Project Management, Leadership and Negotiation, Development of professional competences (includes English level test)
The recognition of 6 credits will be arranged according to the different activities that the student carries out throughout his/her degree. They will be awarded for cultural activities, sports, student representation, solidarity and cooperation, and/or to attend one of the following subjects: Ethics of volunteering or Human Rights.
A program whose objective is to favor the practical training of the students, under the continuous supervision of the Department of Professional Careers of the University, the academic department corresponding to the degree and the company or collaborating institution where the internships are carried out. We provide advice on the choice of internships and follow-up and tutoring, always considering the professional orientation of each student.More information on Company Internships List of companies and institutions where the students of the degree have carried out internships under an educational cooperation agreement
The Final Research Project is an academic report that expounds on a subject of the curriculum and allows the assessment of the competences acquired in the Degree. It can be linked to professional internships or can also be part of a research project.
Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.
It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.Access all the information
Nebrija University, which is committed to languages and quality, provides the student with added value with the Diploma in English Professional Communication, which will allow him/her to achieve with confidence the competence demanded to successfully join the labor market.
It corresponds to level C1.More information here
BOE No. 186, of August 2, 2010
Curriculum approved by Fundación Madrid in the academic year 2017-2018, and implemented in the academic year 2018-2019
The student must take 234 credits
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Those interested in studying and obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts from the Antonio de Nebrija University must have a baccalaureate degree, having preferably studied the baccalaureate specialized in Performing Arts, also with the orientation of using new digital and audiovisual technologies.
The access routes to the Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts are described below. In addition, Nebrija University will publish on its website the places available for the first year of the Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts.
1. Students who have a baccalaureate degree and have passed the University Access Tests may apply for admission, in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14, which regulates the access conditions to official university teachings of Bachelor's Degrees.
2. Also, and in accordance with the provisions of RD 412/2014, the following students may apply for admission to the university:
a) Graduates in European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
b) Students who have degrees, diplomas or Baccalaureate studies from educational systems of Member States of the European Union, or other States with which international agreements applicable in this regard have been signed, on a reciprocal basis.
c) Students who have degrees, diplomas or studies homologated to the Baccalaureate degree of the Spanish Educational System, obtained or carried out in educational systems of States that are not members of the European Union with which no international agreements have been signed in reciprocity for the recognition of the Baccalaureate degree, notwithstanding the provisions of article 4 of RD 412/2014.
d) Students who have official degree of Senior Technician in Vocational Formation, of Senior Technician in Plastic Arts and Design, or of Senior Sports Technician belonging to the Spanish Educational System, or degrees, diplomas or studies declared equivalent or homologated to said degrees, without prejudice of the provisions in article 4 of RD 412/2014.
e) Students who have degrees, diplomas or studies, other than those equivalent to Baccalaureate degrees, Senior Technician in Vocational Training, Senior Technician in Plastic Arts and Design, or Senior Sports Technician of the Spanish Educational System, obtained or carried out in a member State of the European Union, or in other States with which international agreements have been signed that are applicable in this regard, on a reciprocal basis, when said students meet the academic requirements demanded in said Member State to access its Universities.
f) People who have passed the university entrance exam for people over 25 years old.
g) People who have passed the access test for official Bachelor's degree studies for people over 40 years old, through accreditation of work or professional experience. The procedures for admission through this route are reflected in the “POA_9 Access procedure over people over 40 years old”
h) People who have passed the university entrance exam for people over 45 years old.
i) Students who have an official Bachelor's, Master's or equivalent degree.
j) Students who have an official Associate's Degree, or a degree as Technical Architect, Technical Engineer, Undergraduate, Architect, Engineer, corresponding to the previous ordinance of university education, or an equivalent degree.
k) Students who have taken partial foreign or Spanish university studies, or who have finished foreign university studies but have not obtained their homologation in Spain and wish to continue studies at a Spanish university. In this case, it will be an indispensable requirement that Nebrija University have recognized at least 30 ECTS credits.
l) Students who were able to access the university according to regulations of the Spanish Educational System prior to Organic Law 8/2013, of December 9.
m) According to Order ECD/1941/2016, of December 22, in its sole transitory provision, it is not necessary to pass the Baccalaureate assessment test in order access the University in the following cases:
• Students who join a baccalaureate course in the educational system defined by Organic Law 8/2013, of December 9, with Baccalaureate subjects that were not passed from the curriculum prior to its implementation, and who study these subjects according to the curriculum of the prior educational system.
• Students who obtained the baccalaureate degree in the 2015-2016 academic year and did not access the University at the end of said year.
In both cases, and when these students do not take the test, the grade to access official undergraduate university studies will be the final grade obtained in Baccalaureate.
3. A non-Spanish speaking candidate must present a certification that certifies knowledge of the Spanish language at a B2 level of the CEFR. The level accreditation will be validated through the official degrees admitted by the table of certificates accepted by ACLES and/or Instituto Cervantes. Valid for one year.
4. In the degree curriculum there are four subjects in which students can choose to be taught in Spanish or English.
In the case of students with special educational needs derived from disabilities, the need for possible curricular adaptations, itineraries or alternative studies will be assessed.
At the Antonio de Nebrija University, the admission procedures established by university legislation will be carried out with particular reference to the guiding principles of accessing Spanish universities: equality, merit, ability, universal accessibility and adjustment to the criteria of the European Higher Education Area.
How to and deadlines for submitting admission applications
In order to apply for admission to any official university Bachelor's degree, it will be necessary to complete the corresponding admission application through the University website, or request it at any of the university campuses within the deadlines established by the Department of University Development.
Documentation necessary for admission to Bachelor's degree studies
a) Students with University Entrance Exams (from Baccalaureate and university entrance exams for people over 25yo): Those who have attended the University Entrance Exams must bring:
b) Students who have a degree, diploma or studies equivalent to the Baccalaureate degree in educational systems from Member States of the European Union or from other States with which applicable international agreements have been signed, on a reciprocal basis. Graduates of European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
c) Students from Advanced Vocational Training, Second Degree Vocational Training: These students must provide the following:
d) University Graduates:
In the case of students with validated foreign degrees, they must provide the following documentation:
e) Students from previous educational arrangements who have not attended the general phase of University Entrance Exams, regulated in Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14:
f) Students with partial recognition of foreign studies:
These students must submit the following documentation, officially translated and legalized, if applicable:
i) Students requesting admission due to change of university and/or studies. Students from other universities must submit the following documentation:
j) Access to the University for people over 45 yo.
k) Access to the University for people over 40 yo.
Only those candidates who have submitted the required documentation within the deadlines established by the Admissions Department will be processed. In addition, the student will be asked for all the additional information that was deemed appropriate in order to know the candidate's suitability for the Bachelor's Degree.
For the purposes of pre-admission and admission, the evaluation of the candidate will be made using 0 to 10 points, taking into account the following criteria and percentages:
Academic record of the student's route of origin: 60%
Multiple-choice psychotechnical test: Evaluation 5%
This test consists of a personality assessment test that explores the emotional, intellectual, social, and norms and values areas of each candidate for a Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts at Nebrija University.
English level test: Evaluation: 5%
In addition to the competences established in the Bachelor's Degree in Audiovisual Communication, we have included another related to the adequate knowledge of the English language, both oral and written. The English level tests consist of a written exam with multiple choice questions, oral and written comprehension. They are taken in person or online, and are held in computer rooms on each campus, with professors from the Institute of Modern Languages. Depending on the results of this test, the student will be positioned at the corresponding level.
It will not be necessary for the candidate to take the language positioning test if they provide a document proving their English level. The level accreditation will be validated through the official degrees established by the table of certificates accepted by ACLES. They are valid for one year. Students who take degrees in which subjects are taught in English must have accredited a B2 level in that language.
Specific test of knowledge about the Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts. Evaluation 10%
It contains multiple-choice questions and consists mainly of specific contents of some of the main areas of general cultural and artistic knowledge that will be studied in the degree chosen by the candidate, in addition to other elements common to all degrees.
Personal interview. Evaluation 20%
As a strategy to know the characteristics of the applicants, the academic department will try to determine if the candidate has sufficient motivation, training and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student of the Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts at Nebrija University.
The Admissions Committee will meet as needed and communicate the result of the admission to the candidate by email, telephone and letter so that he/she can proceed to enroll.
Once the student has been admitted, they will proceed to enroll, which consists of the following phases:
Reserve their place
Candidates must reserve their place. This economic pre-enrollment guarantees the candidate's place at the University. These will not be returned except for students who are admitted conditionally, or do not possess the legal requirements for access, or for a justified medical cause.
Pre-enrolled candidates who wish to formalize their academic enrollment at the University must, within the indicated deadlines, follow these steps:
1.- Submit documentation: certify that he/she meets the requirements established by Spanish university legislation in order to start university studies.
2.- Formalization of the enrollment process online: The self-enrollment service on the Nebrija website allows admitted students to carry out all academic, financial and administrative procedures, within the established deadlines. For this, they will receive, along with their admission letter, the access code and personal password necessary to be able to carry out their self-enrollment. Once that is formalized, the candidate acquires the status of student of Nebrija University.
Conditional enrollment in Bachelor's degree studies
Students with non-university foreign studies pending homologation may be admitted to the University subject to compliance with the requirements established by current regulations. Once the homologation procedure has been resolved, the student must submit the documentation that accredits it. If they do not do so, their admission and enrollment, as well as the exams taken, where appropriate, will not be valid.
Maximum and minimum number of enrollment credits in Bachelor's degree studies.
Students will be able to enroll:
In Bachelor's degree studies from 45 ECTS credits to a maximum of 90 ECTS credits per academic year, in the case of full-time study, and from a minimum 12 ECTS credits to less than 45 ECTS credits for those who study part-time.
These criteria are applicable to any of the modalities taught at the Antonio de Nebrija University (class attendance, blended and distance learning).
The Directorate of the Academic Department may authorize enrollment in a different number of credits for exceptional reasons.
Enrollment modification is understood to be any change that occurs in a student's enrollment.
If the student, being enrolled in a certain degree, subject, elective or program decides to change his/her enrollment, he/she must request it by writing to the Registrar's Office for authorization. Said requests must be approved by the Academic Department. A maximum period of 15 days is established after the effective beginning of the academic year and/or the second semester to request these changes. After this deadline, the student will not be able to make changes to his/her enrollment.
Students who wish to change the modality in which they are studying a degree, from the class attendance modality to distance modality or vice versa, must request it in writing to the Registrar's Office, which will authorize it or not, after taking the Department's report into account.
Los estudiantes que deseen cambiar la modalidad en la que cursan una titulación, desde la modalidad presencial a la modalidad a distancia o viceversa, deberán solicitarlo por escrito a Secretaría de Cursos que lo autorizará o no contando previamente con el informe del Departamento.
If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places offered the student's academic record will be taken as an admission criterion (grade average).
The Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts has a collaboration agreement with some of the best companies and institutions in the sector, such as Smedia, Atresmedia and Mediaset España, where students can carry out their professional internships and obtain a first work experience of with maximum rigorousness.
We train you for a full career, one that is highly vocational and that will mark your life. The profile that the Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts, with its two specializations, intends to create is that of a professional with a broad multidisciplinary, technical and creative projection and that is prepared to develop his/her creativity and initiative in the following fields:
The commitment of Nebrija University to the academic requirement, training in leading companies and institutions, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international projection, places the University in the top positions of the most important rankings.
The International Ranking QS Stars awards Nebrija University the maximum score in the quality and satisfaction of students in teaching, employability of the graduates and the internationalization of the institution.
The national rankings also recognize Nebrija University as the first Spanish university in teaching and second in employability, highlighting its performance in research, knowledge transfer and internationalization.
The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.
From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.
The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.
In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.
Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.
In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.
For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.
In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.
The Department of International Programs of Nebrija University carries out a constant effort to follow up on the agreements with the most prestigious universities.
NOTE: : The host universities offered by degree may vary according to the International Mobility Program. For more up-to-date information, students can consult the online information in the International Mobility Program.
Several universities have special academic or linguistic requirements. For more information, consult the Department of International Programs.
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