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BA (Hons) Professional and Commercial Dance with foundation year

University of Bolton
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Course UCAS code: W670
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Are you considering a career in dance? On the BA (Hons) Professional and Commercial Dance with Foundation you'll have the opportunity to gain core skills in ballet, jazz, contemporary and commercial dance, and develop the knowledge and practical experience needed for employment in a variety of exciting and demanding professions in the performing arts industry. Designed to give you the edge to succeed in the busy performing arts market place, the BA (Hons) Professional and Commercial Dance with foundation year is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Shockout Arts, based in central Manchester. For full details on Shockout Arts, their Open Days and Accommodation, please visit www.weareshockout.com/arts. You'll be based at Shockout Arts, studying and training in their purpose-built, high-specification dance studios that are equal to professional industry standards. Alongside your intensive practical dance training, you'll have regular performance opportunities to help you develop a diverse range of performance and production skills. In addition to exploring the core techniques of ballet, jazz, street, hip hop and contemporary dance, you'll be encouraged to build your skills in acting and singing ready to take advantage of employment opportunities in Musical Theatre performance. You'll also be guided to develop the ability to research, and understand, the historical, cultural, societal and political factors that influence UK and international dance practice. Teaching staff at Shockout Arts are professional practitioners and include BAFTA-nominated choreographers. They are keen to make the time you spend with them as stimulating and rewarding as possible, and enjoy a well-deserved reputation for being approachable and interested in your progress. As teaching often takes place in small groups you'll have access to individual support and guidance at every stage.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton's website.
Assessment Methods:
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton's website.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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The support services are really helpful, as is the Student Union which really listens to students and helps them out. My teachers were really enthusiastic and nice, and the course was chock full of content that was incredibly interesting. There were loads of societies where I met so many interesting new people. A lovely, friendly university, with a nice little nightlife - and Liverpool and Manchester are a quick train ride away if you want to have a big night out.

Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Whole course for International at £46,600
Shockout Arts Enquiries:
Tel. 0161 833 9937
Email. [email protected]

Top TSR member reviews
  • by Anonymous on 1st October 2015
    It is a smal university with friendly staff but not in an exciting buzzing area/ atmosphere
  • by Anonymous on 30th September 2015
    I have thoroughly enjoyed myself here, I've made friends that feel like family and although like every university there are flaws, this university will always be first in my heart and I can recommend anyone who wants more than just education to come here. I am very happy with the choice I made studying at Bolton, because the experience I've had I'm sure there is quite non like it. You can get a degree anywhere in the world but you can't get a degree and lasting bonds of friendship anywhere else other than Bolton.
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