The BA (Hons) Dance is the first single honours degree in Wales and focuses on developing creative and reflective independent dance practitioners, equipped to work across performance, education and community contexts.

The Student Experience

What the students think about the programmeThe degree focuses on contemporary practice with a range of other styles to support the development of the dancer. The programme provides a balance of academic studies with vocational practice as the basis for collaborative learning. The teaching team consists of academic and current dance practitioners with a wealth of experience in the industry.

Distinctive features built into the programme are:

Encounters with Dance - Highlights of students performances
  • media-based technologies
  • a healthier dance programme
  • professional placements within the dance industry
  • additional opportunities to connect with professional dance practice through performance, education and community based projects
  • a student-centred dance learning experience
  • a focus on artistic and portfolio management processes

The programme prepares you to work within the industry. Previous graduates have gained employment in the following areas:

  • Freelance performers and choreographers
  • Education and dance practitioners with professional dance companies
  • Primary & Secondary education dance specialists
  • Dance Development Officers
  • Researchers
  • Community Dance Practitioners
  • Inclusive Practice
  • Commercial Dance Performers

Physical Unity VideoBeyond the body video Dancers on Location Video