Award Crest
York College


Equivalent to one A Level.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 2 grade Bs and 4 grade Cs at GCSE including grade B (grade 5) GCSE English Language. A grade C or above in GCSE Dance or equivalent dance experience/qualification is also required. Auditions will take place in the summer term.


One year or two years.

Who is it for?

Students studying on an A Level programme, who are interested in the field of dance and have practical dance experience.

What will I study?

Students will undertake a range of practical and theoretical assignments. Developing their dance and performance skills they will choreograph and create new dance works for assessment and develop course work in dance appreciation and healthy performer units.

How will I be assessed?

Through a range of practical projects. There is no final written exam with this qualification.


A materials contribution is applied to this course. This will be confirmed at interview.

Good course combinations

Drama and Theatre Studies, Media Studies, Music and Physical Education.

What could it lead to?

Students undertaking this course could progress onto a dance related degree or dance school.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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