BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance with Foundation Year at Trinity Laban - UCAS

Trinity Laban

Degree level: Undergraduate
UCAS Conservatoires
Awarded by: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance with Foundation Year

Course summary

Our Foundation programme offers you an intensive year of contemporary dance study to help you prepare for undergraduate study. Students who pass the foundation year will automatically progress to year 1 of the BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance Programme at Trinity Laban. Key Features:

  • Develop your performance skills through a dedicated practice-based programme of study.
  • Learn about current concerns, thinking, and methodologies relating to fitness, safe practice, health and wellbeing of the dancer.
  • Develop strong technical, creative and choreographic skills, while gaining an understanding of the analytical frameworks that support this development.
  • Learn about the diverse historical and socio-cultural contexts within which current contemporary dance work has been/is created and performed.
  • Benefit from a learning environment that nurtures creativity, innovation, reflection, critical thinking, and collaborative approaches.
  • Engage in new approaches to learning and creative practice.
  • Develop a respect for the viewpoints of others, and confidence to communicate ideas and contribute to critical discussion and creative enquiry.

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Dance

How to apply

This course is closed for the 2023 academic cycle. Please contact the provider or view the 2024 courses.

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

We welcome applications from across the world and accept a wide range of international qualifications. For more information please see

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Assessment locations

In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.

Single specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In personNo fee charged
By recordingNo fee charged
Other - non-UK auditionsNo fee charged

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In personNot available at this location
By recordingNo fee charged
Other - non-UK auditionsNo fee charged

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance with Foundation Year at Trinity Laban - UCAS