Saturday, August 17, 2019

Drama and Theater

DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMING ARTS AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Drama and Theater Programme

 Drama & Theater

The Drama and Theater Program is one of the programs that are offered at the Department of Performing Arts and Production Technology, Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts. The vision of this program is to strive towards a teaching, learning and research center for Drama and Theatre studies in Borneo that focuses on local performing arts. The local performing arts culture is introduced through teaching and learning of its various undergraduate courses, research, publication and community engagement. The focus of this program is experimental theatre that embeds strong roots of local culture and technology.

The Drama and Theatre program emphasizes theoretical and practical performing arts knowledge integrated with technology to produce sensitive, critical, creative and confident graduates in the performing arts, specifically in theatre, whom are able to offer ideas and produce creative works. This holistic learning approach fosters understanding, exploration, analysis of form and structure, management, creative process and production of drama and theatre. Among courses that are offered in this program are stage design, acting, directing, design for directors, scenography, theatre management, stage management, theatre production, Malaysian modern theatre, introduction to mise-en-scene, and dramatic theory and criticism. These courses are designed to empower students with strong professional values, and critical and analytical mind in the field of drama and theatre.
 
The marketability of Drama and Theatre Program graduates are substantial and are not confined to Borneo, specifically Sarawak. Graduates of this program are able to delve into the professional work force as scenographer, artistic director, actor, director, prop master, technical designer, audio designer, stage manager, event coodinator, lighting designer, production manager, event manager, cultural marketing officer, producer, academic officer at schools or higher learning institutions, and cultural & arts officer.

Please contact the head of department for more information.

Dr. Thia Sock Siang ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Undergraduate

The emphasis at the Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts is on programme that will develop the creativity and innovation needed by the service sector, and would enhance the growth and leisure activities within the country.

Area of Study

Bachelor of Applied Arts with Honours

1. Design Technology
• Animation
• Graphic Design
• Industrial Design
• Fashion and Textile Design
2. Cinematography
3. Music
4. Fine Arts
5. Art Management

Duration of Study

The duration of our programme is between 3 to 6 years.  Students must pass a total range of 120 to 124 credits or a set number of credits determined by the programme.

Application Procedures

For local students application must be made through the Bahagian Pengurusan Kemasukan Pelajar (BPKP), Jabatan Pengurusan IPT, Ministry of Higher Education. Details of application procedures can be obtained from the Ministry’s website http://www.mohe.gov.my . Foreign students may submit application in writing directly to the University. Admission will be based on merits and availability of places.

Other Information

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Undergraduate Studies Division

Please contact our Deputy Dean of Undergraduate and Student Development for more information.

Assoc. Prof. Zulkalnain Zainal Abidin
Deputy Dean of Undergraduate and Student Development
+6-082-581439
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Cinematography Program

DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMING ARTS AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Cinematography Programme

Cinematography

The cinematography programme focuses on the use of film meaning through visual strorytelling. This includes careful emphasis and study of the interplay between moving visuals, shapes, colours, compositions, framing and sounds to certain concepts, emotions and atmosphere. Students are also trained in the various technical of cinematography which includes photography. Lighting and camerawork. Students are immersed in a broad range of filmmaking skills, including producing, directing, cinematography, lighting, sound, editing, screenwriting, production design and acting. Throughout their undergraduate years, the student will produce a variety of video, television and documentary projects.

Please contact the head of department for more information.

Dr. Thia Sock Siang ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Please contact the programme coordinator for more information.

Mr. Affendi b. Azizan ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Art Management

DEPARTMENT OF LIBERAL ARTS

Art Management Programme

Art Management

Art Management

A world will be more picturesque and splendid with colours of arts, culture and heritage. Strengthening our applied arts and design institutions is one of the most important ways an individual can serve the public good. Love the Arts? Love to preserve the culture and heritage? Take the Lead.

The Bachelor of Arts Management program offers a relevant arts management education designed to put your passion into practice, foster leadership, and maximize impact on the visual and performing arts industry, all at a university that fosters innovation, in a city that loves the arts.

Unique Features & Benefits:

  • Quantitative management and technology: Students gain advanced knowledge of the arts industry’s most highly-coveted competencies, from finance to database management to data analysis, giving students a competitive edge.
  • Experiential learning: Internships, apprenticeships, projects deal with the industry and real-life clients, study trips, conferences, events and festivals provide the basis for hands-on, practical learning.
  • Leadership development: Infused throughout the curriculum and beyond, students gain the necessary tools to inspire others and exude exemplary leadership, entrepreneurial and managerial skills throughout their careers.
  • Studios and Laboratories: studio based laboratories of Information Technology System and Digital media, allows students to explore the intersection of arts management and technology through applied theories.
  • Exceptional alumni and employer networks: As a graduate, you are part of the “UNIMAS Alumni” an engaging network across the globe who are instrumental in helping with your career development.

 

For further information on the Arts Management Programme, please contact:

Dr. Qistina Donna Lee Abdullah
Head of Liberal Arts Department
+6082 581249
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Music Program

DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMING ARTS AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Music Programme

Music Program

The music programme prepares students to be at par with the professionals in both the public and private sectors. The application of technology in the field of Music opens up new possibilities. Our program stresses on both theory and practice. We also prepare our students with various skills, from production technology to the art of performing music. Students in this programme will be trained through our latest state-of-the art facilities, and will prepare our graduates for professional careers in the industry .

Please contact the head of department for more information.

Dr. Thia Sock Siang ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Please contact the programme coordinator for more information.

Ms. Laura Pranti TutomThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )