Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Dance

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Course summary

This course is perfect if you have a talent and passion for Dance and want to pursue a career in this industry. About the course This course offers you the ability to refine your skills, taught predominantly through practical exploration, rehearsals and performance opportunities whilst meeting the demands of the workplace, nurturing your technical and creative talents. You will collaborate on a number of projects over the course of the year and still have the time to investigate your individual potential as a creative artist, teacher or performer. This vocational training course focusses on building strength and confidence in a broad range of practical skills, underpinned by theory and in response to contemporary and current practice. The course is mainly practical with theoretical sessions to support development of the practitioner in creative and educational settings. Units will include: The Performing Arts Industry - developing awareness of job roles within the performing arts industry. It will also include health, well- being and self- promotion of the dancer. Professional development - exploring potential avenues of employment that relate to individual specialist skill sets, in areas such as performing and teaching. Dance Techniques (Contemporary, Jazz and Ballet). Weekly classes in all 3 disciplines encourage a wider range of knowledge and understanding. It will also broaden physical awareness, develop core strength, co-ordination, line, placement and flexibility along with the requisite artistry and musicality. To underpin your knowledge further, students will be expected to deliver a class in a preferred style. Choreography - giving the dancer an overview of choreography, establishing an understanding of what goes into dance making and how to measure one’s own skill as a choreographer, developing an understanding of choreography in relation to different career pathways. Investigation of specialism – providing an opportunity to deepen your knowledge by exploring a chosen style or genre of dance through theory and practical research, resulting in a solo presentation. Investigation of specialism – providing an opportunity to deepen your knowledge by exploring a chosen style or genre of dance through theory and practical research, resulting in a solo presentation. Devising Theatre and Performance – gives the opportunity to work as a company to create and perform a piece of devised work which will be performed to a live audience in a variety of settings such as schools or the local community. New City Hub campus This is an exciting time for Performing Arts students as they are based at our £58 million City Hub campus in Nottingham City Centre’s Canalside area with brand new, state of the art facilities. This includes a range of specially-designed rehearsal studios for both acting and dance, as well as a 200-seat theatre space with fully-functional wardrobe and workshop facilities and state of the art lighting and sound. In addition to this, students have access to the TV studio in the new Digital Media Centre, as well as a high- quality learning resource centre. Assessment Assessment is continuous, being a combination of case studies, group projects, live briefs, peer review and time-constrained tasks. There are no examinations. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2023-24 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression After successfully completing this course, you could progress to the second year of a Dance degree, apply to dance school or enter into employment.

Assessment method

Assessment is continuous, being a combination of case studies, group projects, live briefs, peer review and time-constrained tasks. There are no examinations.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
DAN1
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City Hub
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants from outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar and Ireland (Republic of Ireland) are advised to contact the college before submitting an application. Please contact [email protected] or check our website nottinghamcollege.ac.uk for updates.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk/courses/acting-one-year-foundation-course-in-association-with-alra

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Applicants meeting the minimum entry requirement may be invited to attend an informal interview and audition and to asked to submit an example of academic writing.

Interview

Applicants meeting the minimum entry requirement may be invited to attend an informal interview and audition and to asked to submit an example of academic writing.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or the Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application:. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Dance at Nottingham College - UCAS