Language and Communication
This module aims to build the foundation in reading, writing and oral communication skills. In the first semester, emphasis is placed on the development of reading fluency and the expansion of reading, listening, and speaking vocabulary. In the second semester, students will learn to develop their writing skills, as well as the oral communication skills required in classroom settings.
This module is designed to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills in applying mathematics confidently to different areas in school and everyday situations. Emphasis is placed on the student’s understanding and appreciation of mathematics within the arts context. Through reflective practice, students will apply numeracy skills to develop and sharpen their logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
Understanding the Arts
This module introduces students to the key concepts, terminology and elements of both visual and performing arts. It aims to develop a basic understanding and appreciation of the similarities and differences in various arts disciplines. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to develop fluency in preparation for their chosen areas of specialisation.
Learning and Technology
This module introduces students to the academic strategies and skills to support their studies. Topics covered include self and group management, learning strategies, problem solving, communication and collaboration, and information and technology. Through individual, group and exploratory work, the module aims to enhance students’ ability to become a more effective learner.
Research and Enquiry
This module introduces the foundational principles of arts research to students through a range of study, information gathering, and identification of social issues that are pertinent to arts industry and practitioners. It aims to introduce primary ideas and concepts in research methods, interpretation and analytical skills necessary to undertake academic research and inquiry.
This module introduces students to the basic skills of drawing. They will be encouraged to work with a range of drawing materials and techniques.
This module introduces students to the basic concepts and elements of visual language. They will explore the use of techniques and materials to articulate concepts through visualisation.
Acting Techniques Foundation
This module offers students an opportunity to explore the range of skills required for acting. Through practice-based sessions, they will learn foundation techniques in improvisation, character analysis, voice and movement.
Dance Techniques Foundation
This module aims to develop the foundation in Ballet or Contemporary Dance. Areas of emphasis include technique, aesthetics, fitness, kinaesthetic awareness, movement efficiency and safe practices.
This module is designed to help students consolidate their theoretical knowledge, foundations in aural perception and contextual information of the Western classical music. Students will be given opportunities to demonstrate their understanding in musical interpretation and instrumental techniques in performance class.
This module provides students with the opportunity to participate in large ensemble rehearsals and performances to develop their aural and music reading skills, and awareness in ensemble skills.
Studio Practice Module
Arts in Practice
This module aims to introduce a methodical work process that will guide students through an extended project. It provides the opportunity for students to reflect on their acquired skills/experiences and put their learning into practice in a final project.