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Level 4+

BA (Hons) Dance & Professional Practice


***We are only accepting applications for September 2025 Entry, applications for 2025 will open on 3rd September 2024. We are accepting applications for September 2024 on our other degree courses, please check our other course pages on the website.***
UCAS course code: W540
This highly practical course allows you develop your dance technique throughout a variety of genres in our outstanding facilities. There are options to pursue performance, choreographic and/or teaching interests as part of the course.

You will take part in regular practical classes to build on your technical and performance skills, providing you individual feedback and progress reviews.

Performance is an integral part of your skills development and you will take part in a variety of performance workshops. You will be provided opportunities including studio, theatre and outside performances, where you will gain valuable and varied experience.

There is a strong focus on developing skills suitable for teaching or leading workshops; this will help improve communication skills, understanding of dance development, safety in dance and delivery of lessons. You will learn how to produce appropriate lesson plans, tailor lessons for specific levels or abilities and be given teaching opportunities to gain experience.

Key features
  • Streamed technique classes according to ability/prior training
  • Performance experience in our own theatre spaces and external venues
  • Collaboration with theatre, music, photography and design students
  • Links with outside organisations to offer additional training, teaching experience and choreographic opportunities
  • Professionally equipped theatre on campus
  • Professional dance and rehearsal studios
Validated by University of the Arts London (UAL)
This programme is validated by University of the Arts London (UAL). UAL is a leading education provider in the creative arts, ranked second in the world for art and design (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023). They oversee the standards and quality of our curriculum, which enriches your overall learning experience.


Each application will be assessed individually, including a review of your grades, interview, portfolio/audition and any experience.
Typical entry requirements are below but offers may vary:
  • a relevant A-Level
  • or Level 3 Extended Diploma
In exceptional circumstances, if you do not meet our entry requirements, your application may still be considered if you demonstrate additional strengths and alternative evidence. This might, for example, be demonstrated by:
  • related academic or work experience
  • the quality of the personal statement
Audition and interview
You will also be required to audition and interview for this course. You will take part in a ballet class, a jazz class and we would like you to perform a 1.5 – 2 minute solo in a style of your choosing. This will be followed by an interview.


If you want to find out more about what Northbrook College has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.