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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14045 per year

All study options

About Dance at University of Derby

Skills for your career

The course will provide you with skills for your career as a professional Dance Artist, concentrating on being a performer, choreographer and dance teacher. You'll learn in Deda - a creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work in the East Midlands ' connecting locally, nationally and internationally. You'll have opportunities to present your own work in Deda Theatre, with full professional technical support and mentoring.

Deda's professionally equipped studios and new purpose-built facilities will provide the ideal environment for students to engage with the dance profession through teaching, producing and residencies.

Alongside this, Deda's sister company Deda Producing will provide opportunities to work on a wide range of events, from large outdoor spectaculars to more intimate productions presented at regional venues.

100% of students said that they were satisfied with the overall quality of this course according to the National Student Survey 2019.

This specialist BA (Hons) Dance degree will develop you as a high quality technical Dance Artist for performance, entertainment, theatre or film. You will also have the opportunity to apply the skills you've gained in a range of community, health and education settings to enhance your skills as a dance teacher. There will be opportunities to present students' own work in the Deda Theatre with full professional technical support and mentoring.

Four key strands create the signature of the course:

  • the development of knowledge and understanding of choreography
  • Technique class to enhance physical skills ' Including Contemporary, Ballet, Yoga , Pilates and Acrobatics and Aerial.
  • how to develop excellent performance skills in a wide range of contexts
  • the study of dance historically and sociologically including the process of producing dance.

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 (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14045 per year

Entry requirements

UCAS points

  • 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)

Specific requirements at A-level

  • No specific subject requirements

Specific requirements at GCSE

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

IELTS

  • 6.0 (with 5.5 in each skills area)

Interview / Audition

Portfolio

  • N/A

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