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Health Studies

ECTS Credits
Course code
Included in study programme
Bachelor’s in classical ballet

Brief course description

This course is a further expansion of Health Studies part 1 and will give the student the knowledge of how to accommodate the strains and challenges that accompany professional dancing. Great importance will be given to individual cataloguing of personal resources, suitable training, the theory of training, knowledge of health and nutrition, injury prevention and the treatment of injuries.

The course includes basic physical training, anatomy, health instruction and nutrition lessons. The course will give students information about the body's structure and motoric and physiological functions and contribute to students developing self-awareness and the ability to work sensibly with the body in a dancing situation.

The course’s learning outcomes

On completing the course, the student should be able to:

  • prepare and conduct their own individual training project under guidance.
  • analyse and explain the results of their completed, individual training project.

Teaching and learning methods

The course consists of coaching and independent work.

The coursework requirement is:

  • submission of all assignments.


Coursework requirements must be approved in order for the student to receive a final assessment of the course.

During the course, the students work and development will be assessed in relation to the course's learning objectives. The course will be evaluated by the programme coordinator.

The course is assessed by the awarding of either a pass or a fail grade.