Dance (Dance arts in context and Choreography) (BA, Bachelor Degree)

the Netherlands

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The award
BA, Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 2143 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 10140 per year

All study options

About Dance (Dance arts in context and Choreography) at School of Fine and Performing Arts, Fontys University of Applied Science

Fontys Dance Academy offers a 4 year full-time study program, Dance Arts in Context, that gives young dance artists and makers the education to develop their own signature and create their own performance work. Our three flagship profiles are: Contemporary, Contemporary Urban, and Bachelor in Choreography. They enable students to explore contemporary dance practices and techniques with different art forms to make performance work that is innovative, challenging and exciting.

To do this, students need skills, knowledge and aspirations different to those that have gone before them. Our courses are designed specifically to harness and foster both individual creativity and personal excellence to enable our students to have reach, ambition and impact - today. Fontys Dance Academy offers dance artists and makers the training to develop their own signature and create their own work, with full awareness of where and how they will contribute both to the performing arts field and society. Authentic, curious and distinctive dance artists work in an inclusive learning environment, where individual growth and co-operative exploration are equally prized.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA, Bachelor DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 2143 per yearInternational course feesEUR 10140 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Please utilise the tuition fee indicator here: fontys.edu/Bachelors-masters/Tuition-Fees

Entry requirements

Diploma requirements

As a prospective Bachelor's student you must have a diploma of higher secondary education that is equivalent to Dutch standards. In order to be admitted, students must be eligible for higher education through a diploma of secondary education / high school diploma with good results. This means:

  • For Dutch students: VWO-, HAVO- or MBO-diploma level 4
  • For German students: Fachabitur or Abitur (Fachhochschulreife or Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  • For students of other nationalities: senior high school diploma/ GCE or equivalent e.g. the British GCE A-levels or GCSE grades A, B or C, the French Baccalaureat or the American High School (top stream or plus 1 year college).

Language requirements

For the English-taught programmes of Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts, the minimum English language proficiency required is as follows:

  • IELTS    5.5 
  • TOEFL Paper   525
  • TOEFL Computer   196
  • TOEFL Internet   70
  • TOEIC    620 (provided the student has passed ‘Speaking and writing’ and ‘Listening and Reading’ components)
  • Cambridge ESOL   FCE-C

Some applicants may be exempted from submitting the language proficiency test results:

  • Applicants who have a Dutch diploma of secondary education (at least HAVO/VWO/MBO-4)
  • Applicants who have a diploma of secondary education in a country listed in the diploma list drawn up on behalf of the associates of institutions of higher education, as published on the website of the code of conduct
  • Applicants who have followed two years of their previous education in English.
  • Applicants who have adequate knowledge of the English language tested and approved during the intake.

    Additional requirements

    When you apply on Studielink, you will get a message that says that the Academy has additional requirements (besides educational requirements).
    This means that for every program at Fontys School of Fine and Performance Arts, you are required to participate in an entrance exam (audition) before you can be admitted.
    Two working days after your application via Studielink, we will inform you about how to register for the entrance exam.

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