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Loughborough College

Performing Arts (Dance)

UCAS Code: DN10

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The HNC in Performing Arts (Dance) has been designed to develop your technical ability in a variety of styles, preparing you for a successful career in the performing arts industry as a versatile dancer. This one Year, full time course will provide practical training alongside developing theoretical knowledge and academic skills through studio-based research.

The HNC programme focuses on developing your technical skills as a dancer and performer in a variety of styles, which include contemporary, jazz, musical theatre and commercial dance. You will begin to explore solo choreography whilst developing your academic skills through studio-based research, and will have multiple opportunities to perform as a member of a new professional dance company in our industry-standard theatre. The course allows you to develop research skills appropriate to a degree-level course, as well as to explore dance criticism and analysis. The programme is designed to develop your independent learning skills, and your academic tutor will be on hand to provide support. You will receive up-to-date training from dedicated lecturers who have relevant industry experience as professional performers and choreographers. There will also be opportunities to engage with visiting professionals as part of a focus on developing your employability skills and ability to successfully promote yourself as a dancer. a dancer.

On completion of the HNC, you can progress onto the second year of the Level 5 Higher Education National Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) here at Loughborough College.

Features and Benefits

- Wide variety of performance opportunties

- Perform as a member of a new professional dance company

- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Modules

HNC Year 1 Modules: The Performing Arts Industry, Professional Development, Contemporary Dance 1, Jazz Dance 1, Commercial Dance 1, Choreography 1,Dance for Camera & Devising Theatre for Performance

Assessment methods

Assessments include a range of exams, practicals and performances. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,395
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England
£7,395
per year
EU
£7,395
per year
International
£7,395
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,395
per year
Scotland
£7,395
per year
Wales
£7,395
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Performing and Creative Arts

TEF rating:

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