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Whether you want to become a performer, choreographer or dance teacher, our specialist BA (Hons) Dance offers a unique learning experience centred on the internationally renowned dance house, Déda.
Why choose this course?
You’ll learn in first-class facilities alongside cutting-edge practitioners at Déda, the East Midlands’ creative centre for dance, contemporary circus and outdoor work. It’s the perfect setting for an inspirational introduction to the industry.
Is this course for you?
It offers all you need to advance your career as a professional dance artist: high-level technical training, excellent performance skills, deep understanding of choreography, and an appreciation of the history and sociology of dance.
How you will learn
Based in the professional studios and purpose-built facilities at Déda, you’ll learn about all aspects of productions from conception to presentation, including issues such as financing and marketing. Through Déda Producing, there are opportunities to work on events ranging from large outdoor spectaculars to more intimate productions.
Opportunities and experiences
Broaden your outlook with local and national fieldtrips. Be inspired by masterclass residencies with visiting companies. Our students have been thrilled to work with leading names such as James Wilton Dance, 2Faced Dance Company, Jorge Crecis, circus artists Nikki and JD, and Company Chameleon.
Careers and employability
This course meets a growing demand for highly trained technical dancers and dance teachers who also comprehend how the industry operates. As a BA (Hons) Dance graduate, you can apply your learning to a broader range of careers in professional, community, health and education settings too.
Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/performing-arts-and-theatre-courses/dance-ba-hons/
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 128 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. Arts or Performance based subject preferred. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English. For Access to HE please see the specific credits required in the section for Access to HE|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits) with a minimum 24 level three credits at Merit plus GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills or Key Skills at level 2|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|