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Dance

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-C,C,C

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM-MMM

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

DDM-MMM

UCAS Tariff

96-120

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Dance

This course has a long-standing reputation for its breadth of study. Drawing on the expertise of a highly professional teaching team and a range of visiting dance artists and choreographers we prepare the next generation of dance performers, choreographers, writers, dance filmmakers, teachers, somatic practitioners and community artists.
Our programme is divided into strands of study that include Dance Technique, Dance Practice and Production, and Dance Contexts and Research. In our third year the Applied Dance Practice strand allows students to engage with areas of dance practice and performance that are related directly to careers in Performance, Choreography, Teaching, Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Community Dance, Production and Administration.

Key features of this course include:
- a daily technique class across a range of genres (contemporary dance, ballet, dance fitness, somatic techniques, and contact improvisation);

- all student choreography taken to production with public performances every semester;

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

- Industry Placement opportunities;

- the option to study abroad;

- regular performances from visiting dance and theatre companies in the University’s Showroom.

Professional company links include: Lîla Dance, Flexer & Sandiland, Ceyda Tanc Dance Company, Tribe Company, AKA Dance Theatre Company and Mapdance.

Professional Associations and Organisations include: GradLab, and The Point.

Overseas partner institutions: York University in Toronto, Canada; Escola Superior de Dança, Lisbon Portugal; University College of Dance in Stockholm, Sweden; Theatre Academy of Finland in Helsinki; State University of New York in Buffalo.

Modules

Examples of modules include:

Year 1 – Dance Techniques 1, Choreography & Devising, Choreography & Performance, Dance Landscapes, Thinking Through Dance, Re-examining Dances

Year 2 – Dance Techniques 2, Improvisation and Performance, Dance Journalism, Bodies & Technologies, Repertory, Site Dance

Year 3 – Dance Techniques 3, Dance Dissertation Project, Choreographic Projects, Choreography & Mobile Technologies, Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Applied Dance: Community, Production and Administration; Teaching Dance Technique

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,050
per year
International
£14,050
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

Department:

Dance

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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.

91%
med
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.

Dance

Teaching and learning

97%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
97%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
97%
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

91%
Library resources
100%
IT resources
91%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
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?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
9%
Male students
91%
Female students
92%
2:1 or above
5%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
D
B

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.

£14,400
low
Average annual salary
94%
low
Employed or in further education
46%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

21%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
16%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
13%
Other elementary services occupations

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.

£13k

£13k

£17k

£17k

£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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