Dance Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Accounting & Finance and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Arts Development BA (Hons) University of Chichester 66% 3% 10% £9250 £15840 142 Chichester On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Film Acting) BA (Hons) University of Chichester 44% 3% 5% £9250 £15840 145 Chichester On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Leeds Conservatoire 55% 2% 5% £9250 £18750 140 Leeds On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Stage Design & Scenography BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 82% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 94% 0% 15% £9250 £16700 130 Winchester On campus Full-time
Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 88% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Human Biology and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama (Musical Theatre) (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 88% 7% 6% £9250 £16905 128 Bath On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Religious Studies BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Media & Communication and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Social Care BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 128 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Music) BA (Hons) University of Chichester 33% 0% 5% £9250 £15840 154 Chichester On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Cabaret) BA (Hons) University of Chichester 71% 3% 5% £9250 £15840 145 Chichester On campus Full-time
English Literature and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Education and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
History and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Tourism (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Education and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 91% 3% 9% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Social Policy BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of West London - 3% 5% £9250 £16250 120 Ealing On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (BA) BA Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 50% 0% 0% £9250 £27968 177 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre Performance BA (Hons) University of Chichester 86% 0% 5% £9250 £15840 143 Chichester On campus Full-time
Health & Wellbeing and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 110 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Social Policy (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 100% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Stage Design & Scenography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 106 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Politics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Sport & Exercise Science (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dance and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 88% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Marketing and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 90% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Wales 70% 10% 5% £9000 £13500 129 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Marketing and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 90% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) York St John University 83% 5% 20% £9250 £14000 151 York On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Sport & Exercise Science BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 20% £9250 £12500 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music with Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Chichester 66% 3% 5% £9250 £15840 152 Chichester On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 151 Southampton On campus Full-time
Geography and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Business Management and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 5% 4% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Business Management and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 80% 5% 4% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Drama and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Philosophy & Ethics (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 83% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Tourism BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 81% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Teaching) BA (Hons) University of Chichester 66% 3% 5% £9250 £15840 152 Chichester On campus Full-time
Drama (Musical Theatre) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 61% 7% 10% £9250 £16905 148 Bath On campus Full-time
Childhood & Youth and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 78% 10% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre HNC University of the Highlands and Islands 91% 15% 20% £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 137 Inverness On campus Full-time
English Literature and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 85% 5% 15% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Human Biology and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Special Educational Needs (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Politics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £12500 107 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Music Production and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Criminology and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 82% 15% 9% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Religious Studies (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 87% 5% 10% £9250 £12500 120 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Triple Threat) BA (Hons) University of Chichester 72% 0% 2% £9250 £15840 181 Chichester On campus Full-time
Media & Communications and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Social Care (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 72% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 128 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Criminology and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 73% 0% 7% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Portsmouth 73% 0% 10% £9250 £18100 146 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
History and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 95% 10% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Accounting & Finance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 71% 0% 5% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Geography and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 76% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 114 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Health & Wellbeing and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 86% 0% 10% £9250 £12500 110 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Childhood & Youth and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 78% 10% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre [with Foundation year] BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 13% 0% 0% £9250 - 147 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Lincoln 62% 6% 5% £9250 - 118 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 5% 0% £9250 - 135 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre [with Placement year] BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 13% 0% 0% £9250 - 147 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre Performance BA (Hons) University of Chester 47% 0% 10% £9250 - 141 Chester On campus Full-time
Professional Dance and Musical Theatre (Dancebox Studios and Theatre Works) BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - - 0% £9250 £14250 149 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Professional Dance and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 71% - 4% £9250 £16150 £17000 159 London On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Edge Hill University - 7% 12% £9250 - 140 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Anglia Ruskin University 13% 0% 0% £9250 - 152 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre and Dance BA (Hons) BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 56% - 0% £9250 £15950 147 Hove On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of Surrey 76% 0% 0% - - 179 Guildford On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Staffordshire University - - 5% £9250 - 148 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) HND Weymouth College - - 15% £6250 £6250 - Weymouth On campus Full-time
BA (Hons) Musical Theatre Performance BA (Hons) Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 83% 0% 0% - - 128 London On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) University of East London - - 0% £9250 £14160 152 London On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Bath Spa University 61% 7% 6% - - 128 Bath On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Plymouth University 51% 0% 10% - - 123 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre HND University of the Highlands and Islands - - 20% £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 139 Inverness On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Falmouth University 76% 0% 0% - - 139 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre with Foundation BA (Hons) Plymouth University 51% 0% 10% - - 123 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Drama: Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Goldsmiths, University of London 18% 0% 0% - - 155 London On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) The Manchester College 79% - 0% £8000 - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre FdA Newcastle College 73% - 45% £9250 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (BIPA) BA (Hons) South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - - 5% £8500 £9000 £11750 £13250 - Bristol On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre (Musical Directing) (MA) MA (PG) Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - - - £19415 £28038 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
MA Musical Theatre MA Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama - - - £19500 £28300 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Performance (Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre) HNC Burnley College - - 20% £7000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre with Foundation BA (Hons) University of West London - - - £9250 £16250 - Ealing On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre Performance CertHE University of East London - - - £9250 £14160 - London On campus Full-time
Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Plymouth Marjon University - - - £9250 £12500 - Plymouth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
58 /100
1577 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Dance

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19944 £17765 £21610
25-75 percentile range £15926 - £24815 £12805 - £22829 £15583 - £26794

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20500 £18399 £22766
25-75 percentile range £16215 - £24711 £13252 - £23340 £16065 - £28641

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Dance

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Dance who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Dance

  • Performing Dance Companies
  • Clubs, Cabarets, Cruise Ships
  • Musical Theatres
  • Backing Dancer Agencies
  • Teaching Organisations

Specialisations within Dance

  • Professional Dance
  • Dance Therapy
  • Dance Education
  • Choreography
  • Arts Administration
  • Community Dance
  • Dance Notation

Jobs of graduates of Dance (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Dance at Bath Spa University

30%
25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Sales occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Finance Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Dance

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Dance, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Dance is the study of and/or training in the movement of the body, particularly in time to music.

The median salary of graduates of Dance was £19944 15 months after graduation, £17765 3 years after graduation and £21610 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Dance studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE