Dance (Top-Up) BA (Hons) (W501)

University of Sunderland

Dance (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Requirements / Wymagania

PRZEDMIOT (co najmniej 2 przedmioty na poziomie rozszerzonym) POZIOM PODSTAWOWY POZIOM ROZSZERZONY
Matura podstawowa oraz rozszerzona Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone) Ogólna średnia ze wszystkich przedmiotów minimum 60% (podstawowe i/lub rozszerzone)
Stara matura ocena minimum 3 -
J. angielski minimum 80% minimum 50%
Certyfikat językowy IELTS opcjonalnie jeśli nie spełnisz powyższych wymagań z matury - minimum 6.0 -
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Course overview 

Top up a HND or a Foundation Degree to a full honours degree. Gain excellent communication and creative skills, valued by many types of employer. Prepare yourself for roles as a performer, choreographer and working within a variety of community, educational and professional contexts.

This course is designed to build on an HND or a Foundation Degree qualifications in dance. It combines degree-level theoretical studies with further training in performance.

The course covers both academic theory and practical skills. Modules include ‘Key Dance Practitioners’, ‘Physical Dance Theatre’ and ‘Dance Practice and Application’. You will also cover production topics such as creative use of lighting, props and costumes. The academic research of our staff feeds into teaching so that it is totally up-to-date.

Why us?

  • 94.2% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to DLHE 2015/16 (based on UK undergraduate students)
  • Research in Music, Dance and Performing Arts at Sunderland has been described as 'internationally excellent’ according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Modular structure

Teaching is largely workshop-based with supporting seminars, lectures and independent learning. There are opportunities to work with practising artists and dance companies. Other opportunities include involvement in community projects and evening classes.

There are no examinations; instead your coursework is continually assessed. All modules end in performances or presentations and you will have public performance opportunities at all levels.

Part-time study

If you study this course on a part-time basis you will typically complete 40-80 credits in a year, rather than the 120 credits of full-time students. All modules are taught during the day time and you will be studying alongside full-time students.

Final year (Top-Up) (national level 6):

  • Staging the Dance (20 or 40 credits)
  • Key Dance Practitioners (20 credits)
  • Physical Dance Theatre (20 credits)
  • Dance Practice and Application (20 or 40 credits)
  • Dance and the Camera (20 credits)
  • Live Project (20 or 40 credits).

Fees and funding

The annual fee for this course is:

  • £9,250 if you are from the UK / EU

If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.

Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.

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