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Dance and Professional Practice with Professional Practice Year BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: W599

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

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. You will tour work made by professional choreographers as well as choreograph your performances to be shown 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.

You will be assessed through: Technique classes; Performances; Choreographic work; Teaching observations; Presentations; Portfolios; Essays. Professional practice is embedded within the course ensuring that you are ready to transition into a successful career in dance when you graduate. Internships, guest artists and opportunities to travel provide you with experience and networking opportunities throughout your degree. This course will prepare you for careers in: Performance; Choreography; Teaching; Running your own business; Arts management.

This course has the option to be taken over four years which includes a year placement in industry. Undertaking a year in industry has many benefits. You gain practical experience and build your CV, as well as being a great opportunity to sample a profession and network with potential future employers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC - BBB

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    97 51%

    97th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    24th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    5

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