University of Bolton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Professional and Commercial Dance (Accelerated Route)

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Course summary

On the intensive 2-year BA (Hons) Professional and Commercial Dance (Accelerated Route) you’ll have the opportunity to gain core skills in ballet, jazz, contemporary and commercial dance, and develop the knowledge and practical experience needed for employment in a variety of exciting and demanding professions in the performing arts industry. The accelerated 2-year BA (Hons) degree in Professional and Commercial Dance, delivered by Shockout Arts, offers you the opportunity to acquire and develop essential technical, artistic and theoretical competence through professional training to an advanced standard. If you're an aspiring dance artist, successful completion of this high-impact 2-year BA (Hons) provides you with the platform to begin your professional career in the dance and performing arts industry. For those students wishing to continue their education in the postgraduate sector, there are opportunities to advance onto the PGCE (M) and MA courses within the Shockout provision. You’ll be based at Shockout Arts, studying and training in their purpose-built, high-specification dance studios that are equal to professional industry standards. Alongside your intensive practical dance training, you’ll have regular performance opportunities to help you develop a diverse range of performance and production skills. Teaching staff at Shockout Arts are professional practitioners and choreographers. They are keen to make the time you spend with them as stimulating and rewarding as possible and enjoy a well-deserved reputation for being approachable and interested in your progress. As teaching often takes place in small groups you’ll have access to individual support and guidance at every stage. For full details about Shockout Arts, their open days and accommodation, please visit www.weareshockout.com

Course details

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
W667
Institution code:
B44
Campus name:
Shockout Arts, Manchester
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is open to Home students only. Applications from International and EU students cannot usually be accepted because the study location for this course is not licenced by UKVI to sponsor students. Therefore, if you require sponsorship under the Student Visa Route to study in the UK then, unfortunately, we’ll be unable to consider your application for this course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics. You’ll be required to attend an audition as part of the application process. The quality of the audition is the primary basis on which applicants, with at least the minimum entry requirements, are selected. If you're a mature student without the required entry qualifications, your application will be considered. You may be required to attend an interview, complete a diagnostic assessment and /or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/course/TFS024-F-SOA-GX/2022-23/

Additional entry requirements

Audition


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/international/international-general-entry-requirements/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11100* Year 1
Northern Ireland £11100* Year 1
Scotland £11100* Year 1
Wales £11100* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £11100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

You’ll be required to pay a registration fee. The registration fee is refundable if you do not gain the UCAS points required for entry onto the course or a satisfactory medical report. Successful applicants and students on the course will need to wear suitable dance attire (a list of items will be provided).
Professional and Commercial Dance (Accelerated Route) at University of Bolton - UCAS