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Chichester College Group

Teaching Dance in the Private Sector

UCAS Code: 009W

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE at grades C/4 or above are required in English Language and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

A typical student would have an offer after completing a Performing Arts Diploma in either Musical Theatre or Dance.

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104-120

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Do you want to study dance at degree level whilst also gaining an internationally recognised dance teaching qualification?

Our innovative two-year Foundation Degree programme is offered in partnership with the University of Chichester. It is built on Chichester College’s reputation for delivering high quality ISTD dance teacher training and the dance department at the University of Chichester’s long-standing reputation for its breadth of study.

This Foundation Degree is designed to truly prepare you for a successful and rewarding career in the dance sector either as a performer, choreographer or community dance practitioner or a dance teacher within the independent sector. Drawing on the expertise of a highly qualified teaching team, you will be taught in a nurturing environment enabling you to broaden your dance knowledge, develop your practical skills in technique, performance and choreography and achieve the internationally recognised ISTD Diploma in Dance Education.

The Foundation Degree Dance Teaching in the Private Sector comprises 13 modules:

Year 1:
- Preparing for Safe Teaching Practice (ISTD DDE Unit 1)

- Social Emotional and Cognitive Development (ISTD DDE Unit 5)

- Genre Specific Dance Practice 1 (ISTD Unit 4 - offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)

- Dance Techniques 1

- Choreography and Devising

- Choreography and Performance

- Re-examining Dances

Year 2:
- Assisting, Observing and Teaching Practice (DDE Unit 2)

- Genre Specific Dance Practice 2 (ISTD Unit 4 – offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)

- Dance Techniques 2

- Dance Practice and Production 1

- Dance Practice and Production 2

- Themes, Trends and Discourse in Performance OR Research Methodologies

As a student of Chichester College, you will have access to all our services, which includes study support, the Students' Union, nurseries and our library's online resources.

Special features of this programme include:
- Delivery at both the Chichester College campus and the University of Chichester’s Bishop Otter campus, where you will work alongside the BA (Hons) Dance, Dance Performance and Dance Science students

- Small group sizes to ensure you get the support you need to succeed

- Options to select areas of study that relate directly to your career aspirations

- Full access to all University facilities including studios, library, student union, sports facilities, halls of residence and regular performances by visiting dance companies at the University Showrooms

- Opportunity to progress to the University of Chichester’s 3rd year honours degree dance programme

Modules

Year 1:
• Preparing for Safe Teaching Practice (ISTD DDE Unit 1)
• Social Emotional and Cognitive Development (ISTD DDE Unit 5)
• Genre Specific Dance Practice 1 (ISTD Unit 4 - offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)
• Dance Techniques 1
• Choreography and Devising
• Choreography and Performance
• Re-examining Dances
Year 2:
• Assisting, Observing and Teaching Practice (DDE Unit 2)
• Genre Specific Dance Practice 2 (ISTD Unit 4 – offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)
• Dance Techniques 2
• Dance Practice and Production 1
• Dance Practice and Production 2
• Themes, Trends and Discourse in Performance OR Research Methodologies

Assessment methods

All students will be internally assessed through a combination of course work and practical work. ISTD Dance Practice and Teaching Practice are assessed by ISTD examiners/moderators.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

Chichester Campus

Department:

Performing Arts

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