BA (Hons) Dance

This is a 3 year programme and brings together our highly successful Foundation Degree & BA (Hons) Dance – Top Up together.  This will allow new students to have uninterrupted, professional and clear path in their studies.  The Creative Academy prides itself on its holistic and professional training working with the best companies, dancers and choreographers in the industry.  Every dancer is individual and this programme promotes individuality, innovation, empowerment and professionalism.  The programme has 25 core modules scaffolded alongside more optional modules in the 3rd year.  This will encourage further individualism ensuring students can achieve direction into their genre within the diverse creative industries.

There are two entry points into the course, you can either enter at level 3 or level 4 depending on your age, qualifications and/or technique. The Course Fees are £6200 Per Annum. You need at least 72 UCAS points for the Level 3 Foundation Year. If entering at Level 4, you’ll need at least 112 UCAS points!


Foundation (Level 3)

 This is a 1 year level 3 programme has been designed to ensure students have the technical, emotional and academic ability to study at vocational/professional level.

The programme has 6 modules:

  • Jazz Foundation
  • Into to Commercial
  • Physical & Emotional Wellbeing of the Performer
  • Contemporary
  • Creativity
  • Academic Skills

This is underpinned with a full programme of dance classes including ISTD Ballet & Modern Theatre.

Year 1 (Level 4)

Dance History

Jazz Apprentice

Commercial Techniques 1

Community Dance 1

Contemporary techniques 1

Performance Project 1

Year 2 (Level 5)

Classical Techniques

Contemporary Techniques 2

Jazz Intermediate

Commercial Techniques 2

Community Dance 2

Performance Project 2


Year 3 (Level 6)

Personal Project (Core)


Advanced Choreography

Commercial techniques 3

Contemporary Techniques 3

Dance Film

Dance in Education

Dance Theatre

Jazz & Commercial Performance

Jazz Technique and Creation


The programme is under-pinned with a full time-table of technique classes including Acro, Ballet, Bootcamp, Contact, Cunningham, Commercial, Jazz, Graham, Gymnastics, Release & Tap and ISTD Imperial Ballet, Modern Theatre and Tap.  Students on the Level 6 will have the opportunity to undertake the Active IQ Diploma in Pilates Matwork at a highly reduced rate. Please visit our Active IQ page in Courses for more details.  The BA programme has a minimum of 28 hours training a week.

We also offer singing lessons to students who wish to be trained vocally but this is optional.