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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore your creativity as you develop skills in dance, drama and technology.

Course overview

This course invites you to explore performance from a variety of angles, encompassing dance, drama and interactive performance – not just as separate subjects, but allowing you to work at the intersection between them. As you progress, you will define your own specialism to make you a well-rounded, multidisciplinary performer.

Why study this course with us?

The Performing Arts course at Chester is taught by a knowledgeable group of staff who come from a wide variety of performance backgrounds, which will enable you to draw from a wide variety of skillsets and knowledge bases in order to help craft your own niche in this field.

While the course will focus on live performance in dance and drama, you will also learn about interactivity and the use of technology in performance, using the latest software and hardware.

Teaching methods

You will be taught in our well-equipped performance studios and computer suites. The focus throughout your studies is working with us in a professional way as preparation for your future.

Assessment

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, many of which are designed to simulate what happens in the world of performing arts.

Job prospects

The course is designed to produce multi-skilled, employable graduates who are able to work in many areas across the performing arts industries, as well as in other professions. The department has an impressive record on employability, our focus being on graduate skills throughout.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    121 63%

    67th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    64th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    45th

    24

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