University of Chester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Dance

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Course summary

Technique classes are very much about the ‘now’ including: Flying low technique, Skinner releasing, contemporary released approaches; alongside traditional dance techniques (Limon, Ballet and body conditioning). All classes are underpinned with theoretical and contextual study, helping you find your place, in an ever-widening profession.Teaching takes place at the Kingsway Buildings.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment is designed to demonstrate achievement of the stated learning outcomes of every module. You will encounter a range of assessment methods, including: •Seminar presentations •Practical demonstrations •Public performance •Lecture demonstrations •Presentations supported by appropriate media •Planning and facilitating workshops for others •Oral examination •Formal Essays •Reflective notebooks •Reports •Dialogue Assessment


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W500
Institution code:
C55
Campus name:
Chester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will be required to attend an audition which will consist of a 1 hour 30 minutes Studio Practice (technique) class and an 1 hour Creative Workshop. You will also be given the opportunity to see undergraduate work and the Performing Arts facilities. Please note the Welsh Baccalaureate (core) and A level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A levels and BTECs/OCRs. Candidates who do not meet the minimum entry requirements, or who have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant experience, are encouraged to apply and will be considered if they can demonstrate appropriate ability through their audition.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

You will be required to attend an audition which will consist of a 1 hour 30 minutes Studio Practice (technique) class and an 1 hour Creative Workshop. You will also be given the opportunity to see undergraduate work and the Performing Arts facilities.

Interview

You will be required to attend an audition which will consist of a 1 hour 30 minutes Studio Practice (technique) class and an 1 hour Creative Workshop. You will also be given the opportunity to see undergraduate work and the Performing Arts facilities.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Dance at University of Chester - UCAS