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Dance A Level

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


During this course you will gain a detailed understanding of every aspect of the dance world. This will allow you to develop yourself as a performer and expand your knowledge of the development of dance in a wider context. This A Level forms a good foundation for the study of dance at a higher level.



This qualification is designed for candidates with a substantial dance background. Candidates are required to: choreograph, perform and analyse solo and group dances; study various dance works in depth (which includes observational theatre trips); and examine the development of dance with a focus on specific dance practitioners. 

How will it be delivered?

Component 1: Performance and Choreography

Practical exam

80 marks

50% of A Level

Component 2: Critical Engagement

Written exam: 2 hours 30 minutes

100 marks

50% of A Level

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including Dance and English at grade C/4 or above and/or other substantial Dance experience or examinations.


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