Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Explore contemporary dance and take part in exciting collaborative performance projects. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Work with choreographers, independent dance artists and directors
  • Learn how to perform, direct, organise and teach, developing your skills in all areas of contemporary dance production
  • Be taught by practising artists who will advise you on producing and performing work
  • Be based in Leeds, a hub of cultural activity and home to Northern Ballet, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Yorkshire Dance National Dance Agency, Leeds Playhouse, The Riley Theatre and The Carriageworks
  • Study in a city that hosts regular performance events like Light Night, Leeds Festival and Leeds Carnival, the UK's second largest Carribean Carnival

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Dance Technique 1
  • Dance Technique 2
  • Dance: Performance Project
  • Dance: Choreography Project
  • Embodying Dance Contexts
  • Health & Wellbeing for Artistic Practice
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Dance Technique 3
  • Dance Technique 4
  • The Project Lab
  • Introduction to Creative Arts Infrastructure
  • Thinking Bodies in Performance
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Company Project
  • Arts Research
  • Lift Off: Process
- Lift Off Showcase

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements


Applicants who meet the academic entry requirements will be invited to attend a selection day where you will be interviewed individually and take part in a Group Performance Workshop. You are assessed for suitability to the course, on your background skills and knowledge, and on your ability to contribute constructively to a working ensemble. The selection days are scheduled for 15 November, 29 November, 6 December, 10 January, 31 January, 14 February and 28 February. Invitations are sent via UCAS and you should check your UCAS Track account for further details.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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