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De Montfort University Dance

Dance BA (Hons)

As a Dance student at DMU you will develop technical and performance skills in a range of contemporary practices, deepen your understanding of dance and find your own creative voice. Read more

Entry criteria

Typical entry requirements 

  • 112 points from at least 2 A’levels or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM or
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points

GCSEs – Five GCSEs grades A* – C including English Language or Literature at grade C or above.

Access – Pass QAA Accredited AHE Diploma and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C.

We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs. including English at grade C or above.

Audition/Interview required: Yes

International students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accreditedCentre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.

UCAS Tariff changes

Students applying for courses starting in September 2017 will be made offers based on a new UCAS Tariff. Find out more.

 

Course modules

First year

  • Dance Techniques 1
  • Ensemble Performance
  • Choreography
  • Exploring the Dance Profession

Second year

  • Dance Techniques 2
  • Performance Project
  • Choreography for Live Performance
  • Choreography for Screen
  • Dance Contexts
  • Teaching and Leading Dance 1
  • The Healthy Practitioner
  • Creative Enterprise 1
  • Promoting Dance

Third year

In your final year you choose from a range of modules, listed below. This enables you to personalise your studies in line with your interests and career pathways.

Modules offered may include:

  • Dance Techniques 3
  • Dance Technique and Performance
  • Choreography
  • Dance Company
  • Screen Dance: Concept to Production
  • Teaching and Leading Dance 2
  • Dance as History
  • Dance Research Project 1
  • Dance Research Project 2
  • Placement 1
  • Placement 2
  • Creative Enterprise 2
  • Education and the Performing Arts