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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Dance Studies

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Dance Studies

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $37,895 NZD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 08-December-2021 2021-12-08
Winter-July 04-July-2021 2021-07-04
Winter-July 04-July-2022 2022-07-04

Overview

Bachelor of Dance Studies

Move your body, move your thinking. Learn through, in and about dance in this comprehensive three-year programme, preparing you for a range of dance-related career pathways. 

In the BDanceSt, you’ll grow as an educator, performer, choreographer and researcher. Your award-winning teachers will help you develop confidence in leading others and working in teams. 

The university focuses on contemporary, cultural and community dance, interacting with different dance forms and working with people of all ages and abilities. 

Regular teaching and performance opportunities give you the chance to apply what you’ve learned while building your professional networks. Dance Studies operates in a family-orientated environment where your individual talents and background are valued.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$52,975

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $15,080
Tuition 1 person $37,895

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency
7_ CV
8_ Statement

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy (ELA) pathway programmes

You can meet undergraduate English-language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Undergraduate Studies (EPUS).

Academic background and requirement

Secondary school qualifications

country or region not listed: You need to have one of the following:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a ‘C’ grade (55%-59%) or higher. General Studies or similar general paper cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.

India: You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75% in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70%t in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80% in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75% in English.

China:

  • The National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) otherwise known as Gaokao. (Have a high school diploma or equivalent, Be in good health…)

Further requirements

Selection into the BDanceSt programme will be based on your CV, written statement and a group audition workshop. All applicants are required to upload a 500 word written statement and a CV of relevant dance experience as well as attend a group workshop/interview.

Other pathways to study

You could be eligible for another programme, or check out these alternative pathways:

  • Bridge your educational gap with a preparation and foundation programme.
  • If you are 20 on or before the first day of semester, have no formal University Entrance (UE) qualification, and are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident you can apply for special admission.

Career opportunities

  1. Artistic director
  2. Arts administrator/manager
  3. Community dance practitioner
  4. Dance photographer/journalist
  5. Dance teacher (Primary school arts specialist)
  6. Dance teacher (Secondary school dance specialist)
  7. Professional choreographer
  8. Professional dancer

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