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Professional and Commercial Dance FdA

University of Bolton

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UCAS CODE: 8N01

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Shockout Arts, Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

On the FdA Professional and Commercial Dance you’ll have the opportunity to gain core skills in ballet, jazz, contemporary and commercial dance, and develop the knowledge and practical experience needed for employment in a variety of exciting and demanding professions in the performing arts industry.The 2-year FdA course, delivered by our partners Shockout Arts, offers you the opportunity to acquire and develop essential technical, artistic and theoretical competence through professional training to an intermediate/level 5 standard. If you're an aspiring dance artist, successful completion of this 2-year FdA provides you with the platform to either begin your professional career, or undertake a final year at advanced level in order to gain a level 6 qualification. If you wish to continue your training onto the level 6 BA (Hons) with Shockout Arts, your application will be considered through a process of assessment and interview.You’ll be based at Shockout Arts, studying and training in their purpose-built, high-specification dance studios that are equal to professional industry standards. Alongside your intensive practical dance training, you’ll have regular performance opportunities to help you develop a diverse range of performance and production skills.In addition to exploring the core techniques, you’ll be encouraged to build your skills in acting and singing ready to take advantage of employment opportunities in musical theatre performance. You’ll also be guided to develop a knowledge and understanding of the historical, cultural, societal and political factors that influence UK and international dance practice.Teaching staff at Shockout Arts are professional practitioners and choreographers. They are keen to make the time you spend with them as stimulating and rewarding as possible and enjoy a well-deserved reputation for being approachable and interested in your progress. As teaching often takes place in small groups you’ll have access to individual support and guidance at every stage.For full details about Shockout Arts, their open days and accommodation, please visit www.weareshockout.com/courses/

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 48

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3, but subjects that include experience of dance are preferred.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    74th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    69th

    9

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