University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Contemporary Dance

The course aims to provide students with full time intensive training as part of the mapdance company. The audition process is rigorous and this route is suitable for students who wish to commit to developing their professional skills through the creation and touring of repertory works. Students do not present a dissertation but are able to develop skills to support their practice with the opportunity to select one optional module. Students undertaking the pedagogical approaches module take part in educational work on tour linked to the mapdance repertory.

Entry requirements

2.2 in dance or other related subjects or qualifications with relevant professional experience. An academic qualification equivalent to a degree with relevant professional experience. All candidates wishing to follow the performance route must demonstrate advanced level performance skills at audition consisting of ballet, contemporary technique, repertory workshop and interview.

Course modules

Core modules: repertory 1; techniques for performance. Optional modules: pedagogical approaches; performing politics; techniques for performance; dance writing and performance; new media and performance practice; experiencing arts therapies' embodying myth.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (home fees) 11 months
PgDip Full-time £ 12,780 per Academic year (overseas fees) 11 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01243 816002