Royal Academy of Dance

Ballet Education Royal Academy of Dance Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Bath, Royal Academy of Dance


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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.

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Course details

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

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 code W540
Institution code R55
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBC Three GCE A Level passes (Grades B, B, C) or equivalent.

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.

English Language Requirements:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,945 * Year 1
International £11,770 * Year 1
England £6,945 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,945 * Year 1
Scotland £6,945 * Year 1
Wales £6,945 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

Provider information

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Royal Academy of Dance
Faculty of Education
36 Battersea Square
SW11 3RA

Course contact details

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Admissions Officer

020 7326 8086

Royal Academy of Dance

020 7326 8000