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Physical Education and Dance (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Worcester, United Kingdom
This unique Physical Education and Dance (Hons) degree at University of Worcester offers students the chance to study Physical Education whilst maintaining a strong emphasis on dance. It is designed for those who would view dance as their primary sport.
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Key features of the Physical Education and Dance (Hons) degree at University of Worcester

  • One of the only places in the UK offering Physical Education and Dance
  • Top quality facilities including state of the art inclusive arena, 3G astro, sand filled astro, dance studio, outdoor educational site, strength and conditioning room and gymnasiums
  • A highly relevant, practical degree focused on helping you achieve a lifelong career in physical education and dance
  • Chance to progress to a PGCE
  • A personalised development programme covering elements of technique, fitness, nutrition and psychology
  • An optional semester in Australia
  • Excellent links with industry and schools

Career opportunities

University of Worcester graduates are among the most employable in the UK - 97% of our students are in work or further study within six months of graduation. The combination of teaching methods and opportunities for skill development can really help you to develop the qualities that today's graduate employers seek. Completion of this course could lead to employment in many exciting areas including;

  • Primary, Secondary and FE Education PE Teacher
  • Dance teacher at a private dance school / conservatoire
  • Dance and Physical Exercise specialist
  • Dance Science Researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technique and Performance 
  • Dance Composition 
  • Introduction to Physical Education
  • Learning and Teaching through Games
  • Creating Successful Research
  • Teaching Dance in Secondary Schools
  • Independent Project
  • Dance and Gymnastics in Primary Schools

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS Tariff points including GCSE Mathematics and English Language at Grade C/4 or above.
  • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS formerly known as CRB) may be required for some modules.
  • Dance experience is essential for this course though contemporary training is not a requirement for this course. We do not require a formal qualification in dance though as a rough guide you should be around Level 5 (Intermediate) or equivalent in any style of dance or be doing a BTEC/A Level or equivalent in dance.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be invited for audition and interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Part time tuition fees:

  • £1,156 per 15-credit module, 
  • £1,542 per 20 credit module 
  • £2,313 per 30-credit module

Living costs for Worcester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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