• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
01/09/20201 Year3Full-TimeBede CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

The course is for anyone who wants to study dance full time with aspirations of progressing onto higher education and eventually to a career in the dance industry or related areas such as teaching.

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and a successful audition

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+2000.00*You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

You will learn through a variety of methods:
• Practical Sessions : technique classes , workshops and master classes, rehearsals, performances and creative sessions to explore themes and subject matter of potential dance pieces
• Theory: structured sessio

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Sheree Rymer

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What’s next?

Successfully completing the course will allow you to progress on to a dance course at university.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.