Dance - AS

L3 Level 3
Full Time
2 September 2019 — 12 June 2020
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

AS Dance is a one-year course and should be taken alongside two or three other A Level subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. It may be possible to take this course as a part-time student.

The study of dance enables students to develop socially whilst promoting creativity, fitness and well-being.  As students become performers, they’ll also develop their confidence, self-esteem and team working skills.  

This course equips students with the necessary skills and experience to study dance further, or embark on an exciting career in the arts.

What you will study

The course covers performance, choreography and critical engagement two units:

1: Performance  and Choreography Practical exam: Practical exam.  80 marks  50% of AS level. Non-exam assessment (NEA) marked by an external assessor from AQA, between March and May.

2: Critical Engagement: Written exam: 2 hours.   80 marks.   50% of AS level.



Teaching and assessment

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams and submit all their non-exam assessments at the end of the course.  Assessment includes a combination of practical dance tasks alongside creative extended writing assignments. 

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £0.00

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A* - C including English Language and Maths.
  • Interview.

Individual subjects may require higher grades. 
Mature learners without these qualifications may be accepted after an interview with the subject tutor.

Key information

Start date

2 September 2019

End date

12 June 2020

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

4.5 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions

Course code

ASCC3F52
L3

Qualification

AQA Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Dance

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