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Deakin University, Australia, Burwood

Dance, Bachelor

  • Dance, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 25,088

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

A course in dance at Deakin provides contemporary dance training, access to guest practitioners, the skills to choreograph your own work, as well as the chance to develop as a collaborative artist. Deakin is the only university where collaborative work in dance/video, physical theatre and online computer technology is a core component of the course.

Career Opportunities

If you re creative and imaginative, a degree in art could be just what you re looking for to express yourself. Art may not be a vocational subject that is, one that leads to a specific career but this does not mean it won t be a good preparation for the world of work. Whether you choose to specialize in fine art or the history of art, the skills you gain during your degree are likely to be highly valued and transferable to many sectors, including specialized art careers as well as many general graduate roles. Alongside a range of practical arts skills, art graduates should also have good observational, analytical and research skills, including the ability to solve problems creatively and work well both independently and in groups. In the majority of the art careers detailed below, you will find it essential or highly advantageous to have a varied portfolio of work to show prospective employers, including some of your own original ideas as well as coursework. The theoretical side of your degree should allow you to put this work into context, explaining your influences, the thought behind your choice of themes and why you used certain materials and techniques.

Course Overview

A Deakin Bachelor of Arts degree offers enormous flexibility, allowing you to keep your career options open and design your course around your interests and for maximum employability.All arts major sequences are taught as a combination of practical and theoretical learning, with many areas of study offering work placements.One-third of the course may be taken from outside the Faculty of Arts and Education and you may take single, double, or even triple majors, providing numerous course combinations.


Programme Structure Courses include:Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice AIntroduction to Contemporary Dance Practice BContemporary Dance Practice and History AContemporary Dance Practice and History BSpecialised Technique and Dance PerformanceMajor Choreographic Project A: Process



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements previous studies (including course name and institution, and qualification obtained) current studies (including course name and institution, and expected date of completion) English language proficiency and/or results of recent English language testing (if applicable) employment history (including employer's name, dates and description of work carried out).

English Entry Requirement


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Deakin University


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