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  • Course Length

    24 months

  • Fees

    £6,000

  • Awarded By

    Pearson Education Ltd

  • UCAS codes

    • Course Code: NC10
    • Institution Code: N34
    • Campus Code: On A

BTEC HNC in Performing Arts (Dance)

About the course

This course offers students a broad introduction to the specialist area of Performing Arts (Dance). The aim of the course is to equip students with Dance skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global Performing Arts environment by improving both technique and overall fitness.

Students will benefit from industry standard dance studios and will be taught by experienced dance professionals and have full use of Theatre and dance studios on campus.

You will study a range of units which will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills, relevant to a wide range of roles within the Performing Arts and Dance Industry. You will study a range of units which will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills, relevant to a wide range of roles within the Performing Arts and Dance Industry.

Core units include: The Performing Arts Industry; Professional Development; Ballet

Additional units include: Jazz Dance; Contemporary Dance; Commercial Dance; Choreography; Dance for Camera.

This course is full-time studied over 24 months.

Entry requirements

GCSEs incl. English and Maths, 9-4 (A*-C). Alternative equivalency testing may be undertaken. 2 A Levels at grade A-C (one of which should be Performance related) and Vocational - BTEC National Extended Diploma in a related subject.

Applicants without the formal qualifications for entry, but with appropriate experience and who can demonstrate a commitment to pursue a specialist area of study, would also be welcomed.

Where next?

Students can progress to various dance roles in stage and theatre, music industry, film and TV. Students can also progress on to a University Degree.

Example job roles:

  • Actor/Actress
  • Stage Performer
  • TV Presenter

Work experience and employability

N/A

What additional resources will I need?

N/A

Fees information

Tuition fees for 2020 entry: £6,000 per annum.

Find Student Finance Information on the Government website.

Students enrolling on this course can apply for the Higher Education Scholarship.

Contact

For queries about the course, please contact Alissa.holt@newcollege.ac.uk

Important COVID-19 update – Information about how courses and teaching may be affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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