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Course summary

Passionate about dance and dancing? Our Professional Dance course allows you to perform, to create, to inspire. Challenge the boundaries of physical expression through a dynamic studio-based learning experience. Our primary dance course at Chester - BA Professional Dance - invites you to acquire strong performance, emotive ability, refined technique, and choreographic skills, underpinned by a critically informed approach to current dance trends within the media and technology. Our students learn to perform, create, and teach dance in diverse professional settings. Our collaborative, practical approach with dynamic experimentation invites dancers to expand their expertise in a range of styles, including contemporary, global and commercial dance, community work, screen dance, and choreography. Our dance students can find exciting routes through a dynamic range of specialist modules to best support their future career. The Professional Dance course is led by expert and highly motivated professionals, and the supportive and nurturing environment encourages the development of each individual dancer. You will study in a hands-on learning environment with excellent subject-specific studios for rehearsal and practice. There are opportunities to present and perform work as well as develop dance teaching skills. Due to our close partnerships with professional dance artists and companies, graduates have gone on to work with companies throughout Europe and the UK, and also to secure Arts Council funding to create their own work.

Modules

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

Assessment method

You will encounter a range of assessment methods, including: practical demonstrations; public performance; lecture demonstrations; planning and facilitating workshops for others; oral examination; formal essays; reflective notebooks; reports; and 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

The University of Chester considers a wide range of Level 3 qualifications and a wide range of professional / vocational qualifications.

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

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 £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.
Professional Dance at University of Chester - UCAS