Dance and Performance UCEN Manchester (The Manchester College)


Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Do you want a practical course where you get to learn a wide variety of dance styles, including aerial dance? The BA (Hons) Dance and Performance at the Arden is a vocationally orientated course where you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and also uncover your own creative voice and artistic ambitions. You will have regular opportunities to perform and will also work alongside professional artists and companies to realise your professional ambitions as a versatile, creative dance artist.

  • Qualification

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

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Nicholls Campus

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


First year units : - Contemporary Dance Techniques (Contemporary, Ballet, Contact Improvisation, Capoeira) - Commercial Dance Techniques (Jazz, Tap, Commercial, Acrobatics) - Creative Dance Practice and Choreography - Contextual Studies - Pathways for Employability (including singing, acting and physical comedy) - Anatomy, physiology and somatic practice Second year units : - Aerial and Advanced dance techniques (dance techniques as above and hoop, trapeze, pole and silks) - Practice-based Research Project - The Real and Virtual Performer (Sited Performance and Dance for Camera) - Pathways for Employability (including Dance in Education and the Community) Third year units : - Aerial and Advanced dance techniques 2 - Independent Industry Project (working alongside professional artists to develop a new piece of work for touring, filming and festivals) - Professional Showcase - Employability for dance (Professionally Filmed Showreel and Portfolio - Dissertation.

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 D16P
Institution code M10
Campus name Nicholls Campus
Campus code N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The Manchester College is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 80 points

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

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