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BA (Hons)Dance

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
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Overview

Over 30 years ago the University of Surrey was the first university to set up an academic dance department. Since then, we have continued to build on our reputation as an internationally leading centre for dance practice and research. Our unique degree gives you the opportunity to experience diverse dance practices and to interrogate dance in a contemporary globalised culture.

On our rich Dance programme you will train in a broad range of contemporary dance practices and gain exciting insight into dance histories and contexts. Our students work as dancers, choreographers, teachers, researchers, managers and leaders and are much sought after by the dance industry. Our unique approach rejects the artificial separation of ‘practice’ and ‘theory’, and develops your understanding of dance as a diverse and dynamic cultural practice. You will be given vital knowledge and competence for a professional career in dance, benefitting from both the heritage of the University of Surrey as well as being part of the dynamic dance community at Guildford School of Acting. We offer a fully integrated course and welcome differently-abled bodies.

Programme structure

Year 1 (FHEQ Level 4)

Contemporary Dance Practices I
Choreography I
Movement Analysis I
The Body in Dance I
Contemporary Dance Practices II
Choreography II
Movement Analysis II
The Body in Dance II

Year 2 (FHEQ Level 5)

Contemporary Dance Practices III
Movement Analysis III
Choreography III
Dance Facilitation and the Creative Industries
Contemporary Dance Practices IV
The Body in Dance III: Historical Perspectives
Movement Analysis IV
Choreography IV
Dramaturgy: Devising for Dance, Theatre and Performance
Professional Project
Design Dialogues
Production Skills

Year 3 (FHEQ Level 6)

Contemporary Dance Practices V
Research Methodologies
Creative Collaborations
Globalisation and Performance
International Arts Programming
Contemporary Dance Practices VI
Dissertation
Collaborative Project
Special Topic

Career opportunities

Graduates of our Dance degree programme are currently employed in:

- Performance
- Choreography
- Education (including private, secondary, further and higher education)
- Community dance settings (including arts centres and arts and dance projects)
- Theatre management
- Dance company education
- Public relations
- Marketing

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States