Language and Communication
This module aims to build the foundation of communication skillsets. In the first trimester, emphasis is placed on the development and expansion of reading, listening, and speaking skills. In the second trimester, students will learn to develop their writing and oral communication skills required in classroom settings.
This module helps students develop skills required to apply mathematics in everyday situations. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and appreciation of mathematics within the arts. Students are expected to apply numeracy skills to sharpen their logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
Understanding the Arts
This module introduces students to the key concepts and elements in 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 competencies required 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. It aims to enhance the student’s learning ability through individual, group and exploratory assignments. Topics include self and group management; learning strategies; problem solving; communication and collaboration; and information and technology.
Research and Enquiry
This module introduces students to the foundational principles of arts research through the study and identification of social issues pertaining to the arts industry and its practitioners. It aims to introduce primary concepts in research methods, interpretation and analytical skills necessary in an academic research process.
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 the 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 skills required for Ballet or Contemporary Dance. Areas of emphasis include technique, aesthetics, fitness, kinaesthetic awareness, movement efficiency, and safe practices.
This module aims to help students reinforce 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 classes.
This module provides students with the opportunity to participate in large ensemble rehearsals and performances. It aims 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 apply them in a final project.