University of Cumbria has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
If you want to take your love of dance to a professional level, then here’s a course that will let you do that successfully - one that’ll see you flourish as a performer and artist in your own right. You'll be encouraged to find out who you are as a dancer, to hone your technique and perfect your choreography skills with dedicated support from our expert tutors and with easy access to studio space. And, through the exploration of dance and performance history, learning varied approaches to dance teaching within education and in the community and honing your skills in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary dance and physical theatre, you will become a proficient practitioner too. Why the University of Cumbria You’ll live and learn on our dedicated, creative and vibrant Institute of the Arts campus, where you’ll regularly be dancing and involved in physical theatre performances and productions. And, you’ll get to work with well-known industry professionals, such as David Lloyd, who will mentor you through company classes and rehearsals. In fact, many of our students have gone on to secure work with visiting practitioners.
- Establish your own technique to flourish as a unique artist, because we believe in developing individuals
- Opportunity to take part in the MOVE IT dance festival, and the London and Manchester Graduate Showcases
- Work with professional dancers and choreographers to learn the latest techniques
- Gain the skills required to market yourself as a performer and the start-up skills you need to become a self-employed dancer
- Learn teaching practices, so that you can go on to teach dance
- Study in small groups so we can work closely with you throughout your studies
- Our excellent links with choreographers and companies provide you great job prospects
- Easy access to rehearsal spaces and our own on-campus Stanwix Theatre - a fantastic space which stages more than 200 performances per year
- Academic tutors have a wealth of experience as dance practitioners and they bring their invaluable first-hand experience to their teaching
- Plenty of stage experience to build your confidence as a performer helping you to be audition-ready to secure a job
- Access to great student spaces and facilities, including a library specialising in resources for the arts and includes a large collection of journals
Coursework - may include written tasks and assignments, reports, dissertations, portfolios, project work = 50% or the integrated foundation year. Practical exams - may include practical skills assessment, oral assessment, presentations = 50% or the integrated foundation year.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Carlisle - Brampton Road|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||56 - 72 points|
|A level||CD - DDD|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP - MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 21 credits P: 24 credits|
|Scottish Higher||DDDD - CCDD|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|