Chichester College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Chichester, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

Dance Teaching in the Private Sector

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Course summary

Do you want to study dance at degree level whilst also gaining an internationally recognised dance teaching qualification? Our innovative two-year Foundation Degree programme is offered in partnership with the University of Chichester. It is built on Chichester College’s reputation for delivering high quality ISTD dance teacher training and the dance department at the University of Chichester’s long-standing reputation for its breadth of study. This Foundation Degree is designed to truly prepare you for a successful and rewarding career in the dance sector either as a performer, choreographer or community dance practitioner or a dance teacher within the independent sector. Drawing on the expertise of a highly qualified teaching team, you will be taught in a nurturing environment enabling you to broaden your dance knowledge, develop your practical skills in technique, performance and choreography and achieve the internationally recognised ISTD Diploma in Dance Education. The Foundation Degree Dance Teaching in the Private Sector comprises 13 modules: Year 1:

  • Preparing for Safe Teaching Practice (ISTD DDE Unit 1)
  • Social Emotional and Cognitive Development (ISTD DDE Unit 5)
  • Genre Specific Dance Practice 1 (ISTD Unit 4 - offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)
  • Dance Techniques 1
  • Choreography and Devising
  • Choreography and Performance
  • Re-examining Dances
Year 2:
  • Assisting, Observing and Teaching Practice (DDE Unit 2)
  • Genre Specific Dance Practice 2 (ISTD Unit 4 – offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap)
  • Dance Techniques 2
  • Dance Practice and Production 1
  • Dance Practice and Production 2
  • Themes, Trends and Discourse in Performance OR Research Methodologies
As a student of Chichester College, you will have access to all our services, which includes study support, the Students' Union, nurseries and our library's online resources. Special features of this programme include:
  • Delivery at both the Chichester College campus and the University of Chichester’s Bishop Otter campus, where you will work alongside the BA (Hons) Dance, Dance Performance and Dance Science students
  • Small group sizes to ensure you get the support you need to succeed
  • Options to select areas of study that relate directly to your career aspirations
  • Full access to all University facilities including studios, library, student union, sports facilities, halls of residence and regular performances by visiting dance companies at the University Showrooms
  • Opportunity to progress to the University of Chichester’s 3rd year honours degree dance programme

Modules

Year 1: • Preparing for Safe Teaching Practice (ISTD DDE Unit 1) • Social Emotional and Cognitive Development (ISTD DDE Unit 5) • Genre Specific Dance Practice 1 (ISTD Unit 4 - offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap) • Dance Techniques 1 • Choreography and Devising • Choreography and Performance • Re-examining Dances Year 2: • Assisting, Observing and Teaching Practice (DDE Unit 2) • Genre Specific Dance Practice 2 (ISTD Unit 4 – offered in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap) • Dance Techniques 2 • Dance Practice and Production 1 • Dance Practice and Production 2 • Themes, Trends and Discourse in Performance OR Research Methodologies

Assessment method

All students will be internally assessed through a combination of course work and practical work. ISTD Dance Practice and Teaching Practice are assessed by ISTD examiners/moderators.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
009W
Institution code:
C57
Campus name:
Chichester Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

ISTD Intermediate in the relevant genre (or recognised equivalency including professional practice). All students take part in a workshop and audition in order to assess suitability for the course. Applications from mature students with work experience and acceptable standard of dance qualifications are encouraged to apply and will be assessed by an assessment/audition as part of their application.

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee is for the Foundation Degree Course in Dance with the University of Chichester.
Dance Teaching in the Private Sector at Chichester College Group - UCAS