Why this course? • Roehampton has a global reputation. We are ranked number one in the UK for the impact of our research in dance (Research Excellence Framework 2021). • Our BA Dance course is number one for learning resources in London (National Student Survey 2020). • Excellent career and earnings prospects: Roehampton is in the top five universities in London for graduate pay in dance (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2020 results, earnings three years after graduation). • The best of both worlds: study in a safe, green and peaceful environment ideal for artists and creatives, with easy access to London's cultural attractions. About this course The BA Dance is an exciting degree where you can pursue your interests in a lively environment which integrates theory with contemporary dance practice. You will be taught by leading researchers and experts in a range of academic disciplines and interrogate the ways in which dance informs and is shaped by society, context and culture. Skills Our BA Dance offers an innovative and broad curriculum taught by artists and researchers who are leading specialists in their fields and provides an excellent springboard for you to thrive in your career in dance and the arts. You will engage in a comprehensive study of dance, integrating theory with dance practice in a vibrant, tight-knit community. The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences provides a virtually unparalleled breadth of curricular expertise. We’re responsive to the needs of each individual student, meaning that the course will be shaped around your interests and ambitions, and provide you with countless opportunities to flourish both pre- and post-graduation. Career opportunities Roehampton graduates are working as choreographers, dancers, artistic directors, community dance artists, journalists, teachers, arts managers and programmers. Whether you want to be front and centre stage, behind the lights, moulding the next generation of talent or working in policy and advocacy, our world-class BA Dance course will equip you with all the tools you need to succeed. Our degree also opens up an array of opportunities in other fields and professions by developing key transferable skills throughout your three years at Roehampton. Our successful dance alumni include Robyn Cabaret who is a Programmer at Sadler's Wells; Tom Bowes, who works at Northern Contemporary Dance School; Ceyda Tanc who runs her own dance company; Holly Blakey, an award-winning music video choreographer and director, and Maya Pindar, dance critic and reviewer.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Please see https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/applying/undergraduate-entry-requirements/
Additional entry requirements
If you are unable to attend an audition in person you may submit footage (youtube links or a DVD) of your solo performance work for assessment.
Some modules on this programme require an enhanced DBS check to be completed through the university as these modules involve a placement with Children or vulnerable adults.
English language requirements
|with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
|with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20
|with no less than 59 in any band
|Cambridge English Advanced
|grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band
We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.
English Language requirements
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