Dance and Philosophy & Ethics Liverpool Hope University

Undergraduate

Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.

Dance

Dance can be described as a fluid art form. It is constantly changing, exposed to different cultural contexts, bodily histories and physical disciplines, as well as being influenced by political and social movements. This degree aims to *explore dance as a living social practice and dynamic art form, considering how dance throughout both eastern and western cultures has been cultivated through traditional training practices as well as more contemporary cultural influences.

Dance at Liverpool Hope looks at the bodies, techniques, performances and histories that make up dance practice today both from an embedded perspective - as a source for developing material - and from a reflective position, combining both theoretical and practical approaches to learning. The dance team are all professional practitioners and active researchers whose specialist skills map into the diverse areas of site-specific choreography, multicultural dance and somatic practice.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to work alongside professional visiting choreographers and dance artists, performing at our Capstone Theatre for public audiences as well as developing a consistent studio practice through one to one and group seminars and regular dance classes and workshops. Here at Liverpool Hope we actively encourage students to consider their art form as an ethical and embodied practice, where dance can reflect some of the social and cultural concerns of our day.

Philosophy & Ethics

If you are interested in the big questions of life such as, ‘What values should I live by? Does God exist? Is there a purpose to life? What is justice?’ then studying Philosophy and Ethics at Liverpool Hope will help you develop your own reasoned responses to such questions. Through engaging with key texts from philosophical thought, this degree will enable you to reflect critically on a range of complex ideas and deeply contentious issues raised by questioning our assumptions concerning ethical and philosophical matters.

Philosophy and Ethics allows you to set foundations in philosophical and ethical thinking and then gain a more detailed knowledge in the areas of Continental Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion; Ethical and Political Philosophy. Religion and Philosophy provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of six major world religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam); the philosophical approach to religion; and religious and philosophical approaches to truth.

This degree will strengthen your reasoning skills central to philosophical argument, and an important transferable skill. It builds your ability to use sources intelligently, think critically and make your case with logic and depth. The sustained philosophical enquiry equips you to engage with the pressing questions of our time.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.

Assessment method

Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.


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 W5V5
Institution code L46
Campus name Hope Park
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

International applicants should refer to the International section of our website for further information – www.hope.ac.uk/international/


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 112 points UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.
A level BBB - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DMM
Access to HE Diploma Credits gained must equate to between 120 - 112 Tariff Points
Scottish Higher Qualifications must equate to between 120 - 112 Tariff Points
Extended Project This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 120 - 112 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.

Please contact our External Relations team directly for further information on how you can meet our entry requirements and what other qualifications may be accepted.
t: 0151 291 3111
e: enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Successful applicants will be required to attend an audition.

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,400 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, some of our courses may have additional costs. Please visit the course webpage for further information.