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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Dance Science at Chichester University can be studied as a three years Bachelor of Science (BSc (Hons) Dance Science or as a four year integrated Masters of Science (MSci Dance Science). This exciting programme will develop your skills and passion for dance, along with your knowledge and understanding of human performance sciences. Through a combination of core and elective modules, you will study the disciplines of Physiology, Psychology, Biomechanics and Somatic Practices, underpinned by scientific research methodologies. Daily studio practice offers you a physical dance experience whilst theoretical underpinnings are explored via group lectures and workshops. Applied research skills are honed via hands-on laboratory sessions.Throughout the programme you will have opportunities to perform, to participate in and conduct research, to undertake work placements, and to pursue modules which are aligned with professional qualifications. Students on the MSci extend their specialism at Master's level embarking upon a significant research dissertation and pursuing modules that focus on professional and applied techniques within dance science.Successful completion of the programme will result in the relevant knowledge and skills to meet the ever increasing demand for well-qualified Dance Scientists across a range of professional, training, educational, recreational and community-based dance and exercise settings.**Key features of the course include:**- Daily studio practice, including technique and supplementary training practices; - Choice of **Applied Performance** or **Health and Wellbeing** pathways enabling you to focus your studies;- Module options that link to the profession through placements and pursuit of professional industry training and certifications in dance, exercise and fitness, and dance movement psychotherapy;- Access to specialist facilities and tutors across Dance and the Institute of Sport; - Professional company links include: Lîla Dance, Flexer & Sandiland, Ceyda Tanc Dance Company, Tribe Company, AKA Dance Theatre Company and Mapdance.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : CCC - BBB

Applicants will be asked to attend an application event where they will participate in a dance class, an informal interview (normally in pairs), and submit a short written task.

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University information

University of Chichester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

A dedicated full-time International Student Advisory Service (ISAS) supports students throughout their study at the University of Chichester.
A pre-master’s programme is available for those who need additional language or academic skills support before starting master's-level study.
Individual language-focused tutorial support available to all students for whom English is not a first or main working language.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 102 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    78th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    64th

    48

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