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Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) L3

Prepare for a career in the dance industry – or related entertainment industries – with our Dance Level 3 Extended Diploma. You specialise in practical performance skills covering a variety of contemporary dance techniques.

What do I learn?
This exciting, challenging course broadens your experience of dance through practical technique classes. You learn a range of classical and popular dance styles.

Throughout the course you will choreograph, direct and perform to live audiences, as well as learning how to teach dance in a community context.In addition, you:
• study the organisation and structure of the industry
• plan, promote, manage and present live performances and events
• study the historical and social development of dance
• analyse dance works and techniques
• make trips to theatres and other performance venues

Assessment is modular and graded with Pass, Merit or Distinction.

All classes occur in our dance studios. We do mainly group work but the emphasis is upon each student to maintain a high degree of fitness. We visit shows, the theatre, do tours and take every opportunity to participate in all dance events in and around Oxford
What do I gain?
Not only will you achieve a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance in Dance, but you also gain valuable skills which help you progress to dance schools and/or work. Confidence, personal fitness, presentation techniques and business awareness all improve.
What do I need?
5 or more GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths
BTEC level 2 Diploma grade Merit or Distinction plus GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills at level 2 in English and maths

If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider, please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.
What do I gain?
Successful completion leads to opportunities in the dance and performing arts industry, or progression to further study at university or a specialist college.
What else do I need to know?
The fee for international students for the 2017 entrance is £6,300 per year.
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