A snapshot of the Bachelor of Dance Practice.
- Course duration
3 years full time or part time equivalent
- Study mode
Face to face with selected subjects available online
- Online learning
Selected subjects available online
Online subjects are taught with a viable cohort of students. If the cohort is not the right size for interactive learning students may be asked to attend on campus.
- Dance Audition
In addition to the College's entry requirements, this course requires an audition (linked to standards of dance technique and dance composition).
4 March 2019
FEE-HELP approved (for domestic students)
Payment plans & upfront payment available
Tuition payment arrangements must be confirmed upon admission to the college.
- Transfer credit
An applicant may apply for an assessment of their prior learning at the time of applying for entry to an award course of the college.
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An overview of the Bachelor of Dance Practice.
About the course
The Bachelor of Dance Practice qualification delivers a mix of theoretical and experiential learning that will allow work-ready graduates to secure dance-related opportunities across many different industry contexts.
This innovative dance course leverages ACPE’s longstanding expertise in offering the Bachelor of Dance Education, which is designed for those who are committed to a teaching career at secondary school level.
The dance course revolves around two major strands, Dance as Artform (10/24 subjects) and Dance and the Industry (6/24 subjects); the balance of the degree is structured around Supporting Studies (Anatomy and Physiology, for example), as well as Problem Based Learning (PBL), and Practical Experience.
A dance course combining creativity with practical training.
The result is a qualification that offers substantial vocational skill and expertise across the breadth of the dance discipline, which is evaluated in terms of its physiological, social, cultural, historical, and commercial aspects.
Dance students at ACPE
Current students studying Dance at ACPE share their talent, inspiration and career aspirations while demonstrating their skill and passion for dance.
Discover where a Bachelor of Dance Practice degree can take you.
As the dance industry continues to evolve, so do the employment opportunities available for graduates. Combining creativity with practical training, this industry-recognised degree is perfect for passionate individuals who do not anticipate a career as a teacher of dance in secondary schools, but want to build a solid career within the dynamic dance industry. Successful first year students can even transfer to the Bachelor of Dance Education.
Teaching a range of different groups n a range of situations including:
Primary and Secondary Schools (as specialist teachers teaching extra-curricular activity)
Facilitating dance activity for community development and/or performance:
Cultural Arts Directors
Further study options
Post graduate study in supporting subjects such as: