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We are delighted to offer a progression route into higher education for our students with our:

  • BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Performing Arts (Dance)
  • BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)

These courses are for students aged 18+ who have already attained a Level 3 Qualification. Delivered in partnership with the City of Liverpool College. Full time study Monday to Friday with a minimum of 32 hours practical training per week.

The course is heavily practical across a range of dance styles and focuses on industry preparation, audition technique, performance and casting opportunities. Places will be offered to those with the potential of progressing on to the next levels of training or work within the industry. Student finance available for applicants who are eligible. Entry onto this programme is subject to audition and interview.

BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Performing Arts (Dance) 

Dates of the course:

CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR:

Monday 12th September 2022 to Friday 7th July 2023

NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR:

Monday 11th September 2023 to Friday 5th July 2024

List of Modules:

Unit 1 – The Performing Arts Industry

Unit 2 – Professional Development

Unit 3 – Jazz Dance 1

Unit 4 – Ballet 1

Unit 5 – Contemporary Dance 1

Unit 6 – Commercial Dance 1

Unit 9 – Choreography 1

Unit 11 – Dance for Camera

Entry requirements:

Level 3 BTEC qualification or equivalent or a minimum of 2 A levels at grade C or above

5 GCSE’s grade 4 and above. Must include English Language.

Completion of a successful audition and interview

The cost for the course is £6673. In future years we anticipate increasing this fee in line with the annual inflation level.

Tuition fee loans and Maintenance loans are available through Student Finance England.

BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) 

Dates of the course:

CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR:

Monday 12th September 2022 to Friday 7th July 2023

NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR:

Monday 11th September 2023 to Friday 5th July 2024

List of Modules:

Unit 32 – Creative Research Project

Unit 33 – Working in the Performing Arts Industry

Unit 35 – Ballet 2

Unit 36 – Contemporary Dance 2

Unit 37 –  Commercial Dance 2

Unit 39 – Dance for Musical Theatre

Unit 52  – Practical Project

Entry requirements:

Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate in Performing Arts (Dance) completed at Rare Studio

Completion of a successful audition and interview.

The cost for the course is £6673. In future years we anticipate increasing this fee in line with the annual inflation level.

Tuition fee loans and Maintenance loans are available through Student Finance England.