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Level 3

Performance & Production Arts | UAL Diploma in Dance | Level 3


Transform your passion for dance into a career with this exciting course which will provide you with opportunities to develop your technical abilities,alongside creativity and artistry in a range of dance and theatre skills.Based in our professional dance studios, you will increase your skill base with a variety of genres, including ballet, contemporary, jazz and tap. You will also learn to research and analyse, enabling you to react creatively across diverse assignments. You will perform in our own on-site theatre, as well as other venues. Industry-based projects and work experience opportunities are part of each course curriculum, enabling you to further develop the skills to progress to a career in the world of dance with the energy and confidence to thrive.

This Level 3 Diploma leads directly onto the second year, the Extended Diploma, where you will further develop your creative understanding and specialist skills, and gain the experience needed to progress to university,dance college or a theatre conservatoire.

This course features:

  • Professional dance studios
  • Expert tutors with professional industry experience
  • Perform in a professional theatre on campus
  • Explore your talent and build confidence
  • Fantastic links to the industry


To join this Level 3 course, you should have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C)or above, preferably including English and maths, and you will be asked to perform a dance solo at the interview. If you do not have the above grades, you can start on one of our Level 2 courses.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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.