The BA Dance Performance degree will equip you with the required skills and knowledge for a career in dance – whether as a performer, choreographer, researcher, administrator or educator. We recognise the importance of integrating practice and theory, and reflect this in our approach to teaching and learning.
**Why study BA Dance Performance at Middlesex University?**
Middlesex University is one of the top universities in the UK for dance, recognised nationally and internationally for its high calibre of teaching, innovative research and state-of-the-art facilities. Performing Arts at Middlesex has a long established tradition of excellence in training and educating students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Middlesex prides itself in offering a vibrant and inclusive environment, instilling in our students a sense of confidence, passion, and achievement. This, together with the vicinity of London's many theatre and dance venues in this global city, makes for a unique student experience. This course has a 100% student satisfaction rating (NSS, 2016).
Our teaching staff are renowned experts in their fields, with impressive portfolios in both the dance profession and academia
We teach daily practical classes with live accompaniment
You will have frequent performance opportunities during the course
Our degree integrates theory with practice
We have an excellent graduate employment record
Guest performance workshops will enhance your learning
Our student-led dance society offers you the opportunity to pursue your own interests in different genres (classes have included, for example, hip hop, lyrical jazz and street dance)
Our vibrant campus is close to central London
We are linked with the sport and rehabilitation clinic
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.
Foundation Year: Performing Arts Exploration, Performing Arts Practice, Cross-Arts Collaboration, Writing Project. Year 1: Dance Practices 1 (60 credits) - Compulsory, Dance Studies 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Dance: Learning in Context (30 credits) - Compulsory. Year 2: Dance Practices 2 (60 credits) - Compulsory, Dance Studies 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory, Jazz Dance (30 credits) - Optional, Improvisation (30 Credits) - Optional, Repertoire (30 credits) - Optional. Year 3: Dance Technique - Performance Pathway (30 credits) - Compulsory, Dance Performance - Performance Pathway (30 credits), Applied Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory, Independent Research Project (30 credits), Dance Science Research Project (30 credits).
Tuition & Fees
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||European Fees|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||Home Fees|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£11,000||Overseas Fees|
- IELTS (Academic): 6.0 -- With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
- TOEFL (iBT): 72.0 -- With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
- PTE Academic: 51.0 -- With at least 51 in all components