Bachelor of Fine Arts - Dance

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program is designed for future dance professionals who aspire to careers outside of mainstream dance performance such as teaching artists, socially engaged and community-based arts practice and teaching within primary/secondary schools and/or private dance studios. It offers intensive training in the core principles of contemporary dance practice and a broad range of dance styles which may include ballet, indigenous dance, Latin, hip hop, commercial and folk dance. Where relevant, partnering is learnt in and through these styles. There are performative events across site-specific, digital and theatrical domains through which students engage with the public interface of their practice. Students will get the opportunity to work alongside professional in at least one Australian or international project. They can also collaborate with other Creative Industries disciplines and develop professional networks.

Course Fee:


International: $103,700

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); successful audition

Structure:

288 credit points comprising 2 core units; a Dance major (14 units); a situated creative practice extension (up to 3 units); plus 1 minor (4 units) or 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Dance

Study Pathways:

This course can be followed with a graduate-entry teacher education course, which enables students to become qualified teachers. Pathways to the Master of Philosophy are also available. With further specialist training, students could extend their dance studies into areas such as dance therapy, dance science and dance medicine. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

This course has additional entry requirements. This program is not covered by QUT's OP Guarantee and Deferment Schemes. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Dancer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info No Full time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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