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Dance Performance and Choreography

University of Bedfordshire

12 months
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13275 GBP/year
7840 GBP/year
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About

Dance Performance and Choreography degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire is designed to enhance your professional skills in a range of artistic, academic, educational and community contexts.

Overview

Dance Performance and Choreography degree offered at the University of Bedfordshire offers you the opportunity for professional level repertory performance practice, as well as creative and choreographic practice in an industry-focused academic environment, supporting your development as a professionally equipped, independent and self-sufficient dance practitioner and scholar.

Polish your practical, theoretical and professional skills in performance and/or choreographic practice using excellent studio, theatre and library facilities as well as our on-campus professional performance work as you enhance your future employability prospects.

Why choose this course?

  • Study with a dynamic and experienced team of tutors with internationally significant experience as academics, practice-led researchers and dance artists
  • Explore a range of career opportunities including: independent/freelance dance artist; independent or collaborative choreographer; educator in HE, FE, school or wider community and professional environments; consultant or researcher; or in screen-based performance as a performer in film/video industry, commercial sector or in independent film production
  • Develop your professional network through our existing relationships with key organisations such as; Arts Council England, regional and national dance agencies, Youth Dance England, dance development organisations, performance venues, professional dance companies, independent artists, community arts organisations, colleges and schools
  • Gain high-level practical, theoretical and professional skills in performance and/or choreographic practice to enhance or sustain your opportunities for employment
  • Benefit from a degree that aims to equip you with professional-level skills, abilities and knowledge in dance, as well as an advanced level of self-sufficiency and scholarship, enabling you to access wider employment options or continue to MPhil and PhD research degrees.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

The course will develop you as a professionally equipped and skilled dance practitioner and scholar, who is realistically able to pursue a range of career options in dance, and in wider creative and cultural industries. It focuses on developing your reflective, enterprising and independent management skills as an underpinning for future self-sufficiency and career longevity.The course has a professional focus and you will be expected to demonstrate equivalent and relevant professional skills and attitudes throughout. You will utilise these skills to enable you to design and manage academic and creative projects, and be responsible for critical assessment of the outcomes against intended goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choreographic Research 
  • Dance Research Project/Dissertation 
  • Interprofessional Working Project
  • Researching Dance 
  • Performance For Inclusion And Diversity 
  • Project Planning And Leadership For Performing Arts 
  • Repertory And Performance 
  • Somatic Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.
  • To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13275 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13275 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7840 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • For EU students the standard fee is £7,840.

Living costs for Bedford

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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