University of Suffolk

Degree level: Undergraduate

Dance (Accelerated Degree)

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Course summary

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Our BA (Hons) Dance (Accelerated Degree) programme is the first two-year work-based dance degree in the UK, representing a unique partnership between the University of Suffolk and DanceEast, with the flexibility for you to start in September or January. The degree is hosted at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse which boasts some of the best dance facilities in the country, including purpose-built dance studios and a fully equipped 200-seat theatre supported by a team of highly trained staff. DanceEast’s wide-ranging programme includes performances by internationally renowned dance companies such as Hofesh Shechter, Matthew Bourne’s Re:Bourne, Russell Maliphant Company, alongside highly specialised classes such as Dance For Parkinson’s. You will work with professional dance artists and specialists in related subjects to create, manage, see and participate in dance performances, classes and projects. Your experience and employability will be enhanced through a unique interdisciplinary approach to dance that brings together a number of departments at the University, from health science to education to photography and film. Responding to growth in demand for dance artists working in health, education and community settings this innovative course will prepare you for a successful career within this context.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW500
Institution code S82
Campus nameUniversity of Suffolk
Campus codeI

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM

Additional entry requirements

Audition

With the course leader and DanceEast coordinator

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

With the course leader and DanceEast coordinator


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £11100 Year 1
England £11100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11100 Year 1
Scotland £11100 Year 1
Wales £11100 Year 1
Channel Islands £11100 Year 1
International £13330 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Dance (Accelerated Degree) at University of Suffolk - UCAS