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Course summary

This is a modular programme providing an opportunity for you to gain a degree and prepare for a career in dance teaching. This programme reflects our history and heritage in promoting knowledge and understanding of ballet, ballet education and ballet teaching. This onsite, three year degree programme combines dance training with a preparation for teaching. Before you apply we ask that you read our privacy notice in line with EU GDPR regulations:

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a variety of practical examinations, written assignments and assessment of teaching. More information available on our website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

RAD Intermediate or equivalent standard in ballet. English Language Proficiency test required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



English language requirements

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): band 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests. The IELTS test must have been taken no earlier than two years before the date of the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies is issued.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7665 Year 1
Channel Islands £7665 Year 1
EU £9955 Year 1
England £7665 Year 1
Scotland £7665 Year 1
Wales £7665 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7665 Year 1
International £9955 Year 1

Additional fee information

- £120 registration fee on enrolment. - £60 audition fee is payable if you are invited to audition for this programme. Typical Programme Costs: Recurring Costs (for programme duration) •Dancewear & equipment as required £450-£650 •Travel to and from RAD and Placements £1,250-£3,600 (dependent on student's term time address) •Accommodation £600-£1200 pcm or £7,200-£14,400 per annum depending on the choice of accommodation (individual room, sharing a flat etc) One-off costs (for programme duration) •Syllabus Books/CDs/DVDs £100-£300 •Additional programme resources £150-£250
Ballet Education at Royal Academy of Dance - UCAS