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Dance (Accelerated Degree)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

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

DMM

T Level

M

UCAS Tariff

112

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Dance

Our BA (Hons) Dance (Accelerated Degree) programme is the first two-year work-based dance degree in the UK, representing a unique partnership between the University of Suffolk and DanceEast, with the flexibility for you to start in September or January.

The degree is hosted at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse which boasts some of the best dance facilities in the country, including purpose-built dance studios and a fully equipped 200-seat theatre supported by a team of highly trained staff.

DanceEast’s wide-ranging programme includes performances by internationally renowned dance companies such as Hofesh Shechter, Matthew Bourne’s Re:Bourne, Russell Maliphant Company, alongside highly specialised classes such as Dance For Parkinson’s. You will work with professional dance artists and specialists in related subjects to create, manage, see and participate in dance performances, classes and projects.

Your experience and employability will be enhanced through a unique interdisciplinary approach to dance that brings together a number of departments at the University, from health science to education to photography and film.

Responding to growth in demand for dance artists working in health, education and community settings this innovative course will prepare you for a successful career within this context.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£11,100
per year
England
£11,100
per year
EU
£13,725
per year
International
£13,725
per year
Northern Ireland
£11,100
per year
Republic of Ireland
£13,725
per year
Scotland
£11,100
per year
Wales
£11,100
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Suffolk

Department:

School of Health and Sport Sciences

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
0%
Male students
100%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
16%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

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D
C

After graduation


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Design, and creative and performing arts

What are graduates doing after six months?

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£16,000
low
Average annual salary
94%
low
Employed or in further education
51%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

37%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
10%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
7%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

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Performing arts

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