Dance at University of Salford - UCAS

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Choreography is at the core of this course. During your time here you will develop your creative skills in group and solo choreography and have the opportunity to perform publicly. Your understanding of the role of a choreographer will be further developed through intensive projects with visiting choreographers. These projects simulate industry expectations by you working as a member of a company in a rigorous creative process and culminate in a performance. Specialist workshops will teach you about current industry trends so that you have a clear understanding of the diverse world of dance. You will participate in aerial performance such as silks and static trapeze, collaborate with other disciplines and opportunities to work in the industry The course boasts a number of excellent longstanding relationships with organisations such as The Lowry Theatre, Company Chameleon, Hawk Dance Theatre, Coalesce Dance Theatre and Meraki Collective. The course also offers the opportunity for a trimester study abroad.  What's more, the course had 100% overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data). You will:

  • Develop your creative and performance skills in a professional setting.
  • Engage in intensive technique with industry specialists.
  • Find out how to be a versatile and entrepreneurial member of the dance community.
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Year one

  • Dance Discourses: Modernism
  • Dance Techniques
  • Foundations in Dance Techniques
  • Dance in Context
  • Dance Performance Workshop
  • Dance Choreography Workshop
Year two
  • Dance Discourses: Post Modernism
  • Digital Dance
  • Interdisciplinary Dance Practices
  • Technical Development
  • Dance Performance Project
You will also choose an optional module from the following:
  • Work Placement
  • Approved Special Performance Project
-- Professional Practice Year three
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Creative Laboratory
  • Professional Project
  • Self-Directed Project
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  • Year 1

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Dance at University of Salford - UCAS