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Bachelor of Dance and Professional Practice BA (Hons)
Bachelor of Dance and Professional Practice BA (Hons)

Bachelor of Dance and Professional Practice BA (Hons)

  • ID:UB440140
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

 One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK  
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A 
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Other Requirements

  • Audition
  • Interview

We make decisions based on UCAS applications, practical auditions and interviews.

Course Information

This course will train you as a highly adaptable dancer. You will take part in daily technique classes including contemporary, ballet, commercial and body conditioning.

There are many opportunities to perform, including in works made by professional choreographers for University Dance Company, as well as in work created by your fellow students that are presented in our professional theatre.

There is a focus on learning entrepreneurial skills to help you find, apply for, and create your own work, as well as developing your teaching and leadership skills.

You will also be encouraged to think, write and talk about how dance theory informs your work.

  • Benefit from paid internships and placements with a range of dance organisations, companies, schools and colleges.
  • Explore extra curricular activities including cultural exchanges, dance society and trips.
  • Create a major piece of work for the annual student showcase and dance festival.
  • Learn from our highly experienced teaching team specialising in different areas of dance as well as from visiting dance artists and choreographers.
  • Gain performance experience in our state of the art dance studios and professional 280-seat theatre.

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  • Analysing Performance (PER022-1) Compulsory
  • Dance Technique And Choreography (PER025-1) Compulsory
  • Dance Technique And Digital Performance (PER024-1) Compulsory
  • Understanding Performance (PER021-1) Compulsory
  • Understanding The Performance Sector (PER023-1) Compulsory
  • Working In The Performance Sector (PER020-1) Compulsory
  • Dance Technique And Improvisation (PER027-2) Compulsory
  • Dance Technique And Performance Making (PER026-2) Compulsory
  • Questioning Performance (PER024-2) Compulsory
  • Teaching And Community Practice (PER025-2) Compulsory
  • Choreographic Production (PER007-3) Compulsory
  • Dissertation (PER028-3) Compulsory
  • Practice As Research (PER029-3) Compulsory
  • Professional Practice In Performing Arts (PER010-3) Compulsory
  • University Dance Company (PER005-3) Compulsory
  • Either Dissertation (PER028-3) or Practice as Research PER029-3) Compulsory
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Pre Courses

  • Foundation Year

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you an alternative entry route to an Undergraduate course.

Whether you’re returning to learning and require additional help and support to up-skill, or if you didn’t quite meet the grades to pursue an Undergraduate course, our Degrees with Foundation Year provide a fantastic entry route for you to work towards a degree level qualification

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates have progressed to careers in performance (in commercial, fringe and touring sectors), choreography, teaching, arts policy, community arts practice, fitness, somatic practices, movement therapy, post graduate study, arts administration, production, movement and health practices, nutritionists and setting up their own businesses.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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