Course Details

This qualification will develop your current levels of skills and introduce you to new areas of dance. The course aims to develop the artistic, creative, technical and professional skills that a dancer needs in order to prepare for further vocational training. The course offers a breadth of styles and approaches including contemporary, jazz, ballet, choreography and physical theatre. There is a positive and supportive learning environment and a strong practical focus.

Entry Requirements

You will have a GCSE profile of C and D grades. Some dance experience is essential before starting the course. You will be required to attend an audition and prepare a solo for performance to ensure the course will meet your needs.

Career options

On successful completion of the Dance Level 2 qualification, you can progress to a Dance Level 3 Diploma at the College (through audition) or employment. Popular routes include progression on the Level 3 Diploma in Dance or Musical Theatre.

Dance Level 2 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Outstanding teaching and learning
  • 2 Supportive learning environment that responds to you as an individual
  • 3 Good facilities and excellent performance opportunities
  • 4 Work with friendly, enthusiastic staff and visiting choreographers
  • 5 Excellent progression rates to Level 3 Dance and Level 3 Musical Theatre

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • UAL Diploma in Performing Arts and Production Arts (Dance)


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Course code Location Course length Start date
PFA234CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

The Level 2 Dance qualification which consist of units • Introduction to Performance • Introduction to production • Communicating with an Audience • Staging a Performance • Contextual Research for Performance and Production • Personal Project and Presentation • Producing and Performing to an Audience

How will I be taught?

The delivery of the course will be heavily practical including technique classes and creative workshops. It will also include the keeping of log books/journals, note-taking, research, discussion, essays, group projects, theatre trips, video analysis plus other approaches taken by individual tutors. The unit content will often dictate the delivery.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments are both internal and external, each unit will consist of between 1 to 3 assignments. The range of assignments will be diverse from tutor observation in classes, choreographic projects and live theatre performance to essays, presentations and research projects.

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