Bachelor of Dance Studies

University of Auckland

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or overseas equivalent, and appropriate performance skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A student who has successfully completed a Bachelor of Dance Studies will have gained an education at an advanced level. They will gain specialist knowledge of Dance Studies along with general intellectual and life skills. Specific learning outcomes include: develop skills in conceptualising and delivering dance for diverse audiences; develop critical analysis skills; develop choreographic and performance skills within a range of dance genres; develop pedagogy skills in diverse contexts; develop understandings of philosophies, histories and practices that inform cultural, aesthetic and social action.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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