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Bath Spa University

Dance and Film and Screen Studies

UCAS Code: WW56
BA/BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
BSc (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

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% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Subjects
  • Dance
  • Cinematics & photography
Student score
83% MED
72% MED
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
93% MED
Average graduate salary
£15k LOW
£15k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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A Level grades CCC including Grade C in Dance, Performing Arts or related subjects accepted. Graded Dance qualifications above Grade 6 also accepted in addition to other qualifications. Dance at grade C.

Scottish Highers
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BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
26

A Level grades CCC including Grade C in Dance, Performing Arts or related subjects accepted. Graded Dance qualifications above Grade 6 also accepted in addition to other qualifications.

UCAS tariff points
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If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

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Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

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Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Modules

Year 1: Choreography 1: constructing the body ; movement techniques: codified practice level 1 ; movement technique and improvisation: somatic practice ; new media and performance practice ; collaborative practice 1. Year 2: Choreography 2: body as a conscious site ; movement techniques: codified practice level 2 ; movement techniques: contact improvisation; dance on camera: the practice of screendance ; collaborative practice 2: sound and site. Year 3: Choreography 3 ; movement techniques: codified practice level 3 movement technique and improvisation: somatic research ; the company ; professional portfolio: the enterprising artist.

Bath Spa University

The campus in the summer

Students here enjoy the best of many worlds a unique cultural heritage, inspiring and beautiful campuses and the buzz of Bath, a UK top 10 creative city. There's a real community feel and countless opportunities to unleash your potential. Bath Spa Students' Union was awarded a Gold Green Impact award from the NUS. We might be small but the Union's RAG group raised over 10,000 for charity.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 93%
Student score 83% MED
Able to access IT resources

90%

Staff made the subject interesting

86%

Library resources are satisfactory

97%

Feedback on work has been helpful

83%

Feedback on work has been prompt

83%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

93%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
15% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
94% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
317 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
76% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
19% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £15k LOW
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

20%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

13%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

12%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Many dance graduates from 2012 went straight into dance or choreography jobs, and there are good employment rates overall. Work in education, in schools and colleges, or as freelance dance teachers, are also common. Be aware that freelancing and self-employment is common, as are what is termed 'portfolio careers' – having several part-time jobs or commissions at once, and networking can be very important for dance students to find their first job, so be prepared to work on your people skills.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 80%
Student score 72% MED
Able to access IT resources

67%

Staff made the subject interesting

87%

Library resources are satisfactory

100%

Feedback on work has been helpful

80%

Feedback on work has been prompt

40%

Staff are good at explaining things

87%

Received sufficient advice and support

93%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
9% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
80% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
275 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
61% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 93% MED
Average graduate salary £15k MED
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are managers and directors in retail and wholesale

7%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

33%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's been a difficult recession for this subject, so unemployment rates are currently looking quite high overall, with salaries on the lower side – and recovery may be long and slow for these graduates. But even despite the figures, most graduates are working after six months, and the most common jobs are in the arts – as photographers, audio-visual technicians, operators and designers, as directors, as artists and as graphic designers. Training in presenting sound and graphics is useful in other industries as well, so you can find graduates in advertising, in business management, in events management and in web design and IT. Be aware that freelancing and self-employment is common in the arts, as are what is termed 'portfolio careers' – having several part-time jobs or commissions at once.
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