Performing Arts (Dance) (Advanced) Level 3
This study programme will equip you with dance skills across a broad range of disciplines, including ballet, contemporary and jazz. You will also develop choreographic skills, enabling you to create dance routines for yourself and others.
To begin this study programme you will need...
Duration: 2 Years
- 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 ideally including English and maths
- Performing Arts BTEC Level 2 Diploma with Functional Skills/GCSE English and maths grades A*-C or 9-4
- Pass a dance audition workshop.
During the study programme you will study a number of academic units that will develop your analytical skills, as well as your understanding of the performing arts industries and the role of dance within it. Due to the physically demanding nature of the course you will undertake a fitness programme to develop and maintain a high level of physical fitness.
- Subject units:
- Choreographing Dance
- Dance Performance
- Contemporary Dance
- English and maths:
If you don't already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
- Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
- Additional vocational learning and qualifications
Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
- English and maths skills
- Work experience
- Personal development skills
- Study skills
- Employability skills
You can also gain up to 168 UCAS points.
Further study and career options
On successful completion of this study programme you could progress on to the Performing Arts (Performance Pathway) HND here at the College or a specialist dance school in your chosen area to further develop your career prospects. This study programme also attracts up to 420 UCAS points towards entry on to a degree-level course.
If you are aged 16-18, tuition fees, exam fees and College membership are free. However, there are additional costs associated with some courses. For example, you may be required to purchase specialist uniforms, equipment or books. To take part in this course there will be an additional fee of £20 for required clothing/uniform, and approximately £90 for trips and visits.
All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at www.bedford.ac.uk/finance
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.