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Dance

Entry requirements


96 UCAS points at A2

96 UCAS points

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.

96 UCAS points at Higher Level subjects

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

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OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

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

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

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96 UCAS points

96 UCAS points

T Level

P

P (C+)

UCAS Tariff

96

You may also need to…

Perform an audition

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Community dance

Dance performance

Choreography

**Course Overview**

- Nurture your skills as a performer, dance maker and facilitator on our BA (Hons) Dance Performance and Teaching course. Preparing you for life as an independent dance artist.

- We have designed our BA (Hons) Dance Performance and Teaching course around the needs of an independent dance artist – offering you vital skills and understanding, together with a portfolio of high quality choreographic, performance and teaching work.

- It’s a programme built around three intertwining strands: Studio Practice, Creative Practice and Facilitation. With contemporary technique training and regular movement classes, we’ll support your physical development. Throughout all years you’ll deliver dance workshops to peers, on work placements in local schools and within community settings as well as shadowing community dance practitioners and taking part in masterclasses from visiting artists.

- In your final year you become part of the University’s Dance Company, giving you practical experience of touring performances and delivering workshops to real audiences. Throughout the whole course, you’ll find an approach that values community over competition, supporting your growth as a resilient and well-rounded dance professional.

**Why study with us**

- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Dance Performance and Teaching is ranked 1st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021)

- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Dance Performance and Teaching is ranked 3rd in the UK with 96% of students satisfied with their course (Guardian University Guide 2021)

- Join this course and you’ll be part of a centre of excellence for learning, participation and advocacy for dance and somatic practices.

**Further Information**

- You’ll work with some of the country’s leading dance practitioners and companies, offering the opportunity to shadow practice and develop professional networks. And, with regular work placements throughout the course, you should graduate with the confidence to work with dance in performance, creative, educational and community settings.

- In your final year, you’ll have the chance to attend cJAM – an employability event with a difference. You’ll get to take part in a giant speed-meeting session with the chance to gain a placement with one of 30 employers, gain valuable insight at an industry Q&A session, and get started on your own connections at an informal networking event

Modules

Year 1: Studio Practice, Composition and Performance, Facilitation and Performance

Year 2: Studio Practice, Dance In Education, Body and Other (Composition and Performance)

Year 3: Studio Practice, Facilitation, Choreography and Performance

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

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

The Uni


Course location:

University of Central Lancashire

Department:

School of Arts and Media

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

81%
med
Community dance

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

History

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
91%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

81%
Library resources
78%
IT resources
66%
Course specific equipment and facilities
78%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
15%
Male students
85%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

Dance performance

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
15%
Male students
85%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

Dance

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
15%
Male students
85%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
9%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Dance

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£15,015
low
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
61%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

41%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
10%
Teaching and educational professionals
7%
Childcare and related personal services

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Performing arts

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£14k

£14k

£16k

£16k

£20k

£20k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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