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Dance BA (Hons)




What will I learn?

**Course Overview**- Nurture your skills as a performer, dance maker and facilitator on our BA (Hons) Dance course. Preparing you for life as an independent dance artist.- We have designed our BA (Hons) Dance course around the needs of an independent dance artist – offering you vital skills and understanding, together with a portfolio of high quality choreographic, performance and teaching work.- It’s a programme built around three intertwining strands: Studio Practice, Creative Practice and Facilitation. With contemporary technique training and regular movement classes, we’ll support your physical development. Throughout all years you’ll deliver dance workshops to peers, on work placements in local schools and within community settings as well as shadowing community dance practitioners and taking part in masterclasses from visiting artists.- In your final year you become part of the University’s Dance Company, giving you practical experience of touring performances and delivering workshops to real audiences. Throughout the whole course, you’ll find an approach that values community over competition, supporting your growth as a resilient and well-rounded dance professional.**Why study with us**- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Dance is ranked 1st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021)- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Dance is ranked 3rd in the UK with 96% of students satisfied with their course (Guardian University Guide 2021)- Join this course and you’ll be part of a centre of excellence for learning, participation and advocacy for dance and somatic practices.**Further Information**- You’ll work with some of the country’s leading dance practitioners and companies, offering the opportunity to shadow practice and develop professional networks. And, with regular work placements throughout the course, you should graduate with the confidence to work with dance in performance, creative, educational and community settings.- In your final year, you’ll have the chance to attend cJAM – an employability event with a difference. You’ll get to take part in a giant speed-meeting session with the chance to gain a placement with one of 30 employers, gain valuable insight at an industry Q&A session, and get started on your own connections at an informal networking event

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Media

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

25 September 2023


Main Site

Admissions Office,

Corporation Street,



PR1 2HE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

One A Level must be in Biology at grade B. This course not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Central Lancashire

95.5 per cent of UCLan graduates enter employment or further study within six months of completing their course.

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