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Special Area Study Courses (SAS)

The Special Area Studies Courses (SAS courses) was developed in 1998 at the initiative of the International Office at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology. The purpose was to meet the need of the increasing number of incoming exchange students who requested courses taught in English. Now the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts presents four SAS courses.

You will study together with Swedish students. In this whay the courses are unique in building a common platform for discussions on the subject in question, in and outside the lecture hall, between Swedish and international students. Individual students contribute with points of view from their own different cultural backgrounds enriching the outcome of the course. If you are interested in studying one of the courses listed listed below, apply the same way you apply for all other courses, i.e. via the online system provided to you or contact our International Coordinator; Lena Arstam.

More information is found at Lund University the International Admissions webbpage, where you also find other SAS courses.
 

SASL03 Ensemble Music at Odeum (Orchestra playing or choir singing) 7,5 ECTS
The course is studied during the autumn semester as participation in one of the university orchestras and choirs, Lund University Academic Orchestra, Lund Academic Choir or Lund University Brass band. The course aims at singers and musicians on a high non-professional level. The student has to pass an audition in the beginning of the autumn semester to be accepted for the course. Study period: The course takes place in Lund, evening time during Autumn 2018.

SASL04 Ensemble Music at Odeum (Orchestra playing or choir singing) 7,5 ECTS
The course is studied during the spring semester as participation in one of the university orchestras and choirs, Lund University Academic Orchestra, Lund Academic Choir or Lund University Brass band. The course aims at singers and musicians on a high non-professional level. The student has to pass an audition in the beginning of the spring semester to be accepted for the course. The course takes place in Lund, evening time during Spring 2019.

SASL06 Arabic Rythms, 7,5 ECTS
The purpose of this course is for the students to gain basic knowledge in the field of Arabic rythms together with basic techniques in playing the instruments rek, dag and darbouka-drums. The students will learn how to play different arabic rythms (ballad, said, lee, maksoum, falls, masmoudi, adani, chobi, kat, kati, karat chi, nahawaht) in different ways. During the course we will also perform exercises in improvisation and music listening. The teaching will be carried out by ear. We will end the course with a common drum session presentation. Preliminary time for the course: Mondays 19.00-20.30 in Malmö during Autumn 2018.

SASL08 Swedish Folkmusic, 7,5 ECTS
This course aims at students who want to learn more about Swedish Folkmusic in theory and praxis. The repertoar includes Swedish Folkmusic from different time periods, 1700-1900 together with contemporary Folk music. The course contains ensemble exercises, intonation, improvisation and composition in the style of Swedish Folkmusic based on different dance types such as reel, polka, waltz and schottische. The course requires instrumental knowledge and sight-reading skills (a prima vista) on a basic level. The course takes place in Lund, evening time during Autumn 2018.

Also available for other students

The above courses are also avilable for non-exchange students. Application period 15/3-16/4 at Antagning.se. Look for "Odeums kurser", "Arabiska rytmer" (Arabic Rythms) or "Svensk Folkmusik" (Swedish Folkmusic). More information (in Swedish) at our website "Fristående kurser".

Contact

Lena Arstam

Lena Arstam
International Coordinator
International Office
Malmö Academy of Music
 +46 (0)40-32 54 67
international [at] mhm [dot] lu [dot] se