Teaching

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

 


Introduction

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

NSCD is a unique dance training institution offering a select group of students the opportunity to develop and excel as dance artists in a conservatoire environment.

Founded in 1985 as the first conservatoire dance school within the public sector, NSCD provides world-class dance training, nurturing and developing talent without regard to race or social background. It is also an affiliate member of the Conservatoire of Dance and Drama.


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Profile

Programmes

Cert HE in Contemporary Dance

Cert HE in Contemporary Urban Dance

BA (Hons) in Dance (Contemporary)

MA/PG Dip in Contemporary Dance Performance

MA in Dance and Creative Enterprise

PG Dip in Arts Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

MA Dance Teaching and Facilitating

Validated From

2006

School

School of Arts

Faculty

Humanities

Academic School Liaison Officer

Dr Roanna Mitchell

Deputy Chair of Board of Examiners

Janet Smith

External Examiner

Ms K Alexander

Next Periodic Review

2022/2023 Session

Institutional Address

Northern School of Contemporary Dance
98 Chapeltown Road
Leeds
LS7 4BH

Telephone: 0113 219 3000


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Specifications

Programme Modules
Certificate of Higher Education in Contemporary Dance
Programme Specification CHECH1 Choreography
CHECS1 Contextual Studies
CHEDR1 Dance Repertoire
CHEDT1 Dance Technique
CHEPP1 Performance Practice
Certificate of Higher Education in Cultural Dance Forms
Programme Specification CCDPD1 Cultural Perspectives on Dance
CCDDS1 Cultural Dance Styles 1
CCDDS2 Cultural Dance Styles 2
CCDDS3 Cultural Dance Styles 3
CCDPP1 Performance Practice
CCDDT1 Western Theatre Dance Techniques
CCDCP1 Creative Practice and Performance
BA (Hons) in Dance (Contemporary)
Programme Specification Stage 1
  BA1CP1 Creative Practice 1 (Core Skills)
BA1DT1 Dance Techniques - Ballet & Contemporary Practices 1
BA1DT2 Dance Techniques - Ballet & Contemporary Practices 2
BA1PC1 Performance in Context 1
BA1RP1 Research Project 1 (Site & Screen)
BA1TD1 Teaching Dance 1 (Core Skills)
 
Stage 2
Compulsory Modules
BA2DT3 Dance Techniques - Ballet & Contemporary Practices 3
BA2CP3 Creative Practice 3
BA2PC2 Performance in Context 2
BA2RP2 Research Project 2
Option Modules (choose either)
BA2CP2 Creative Practice 2, or
BA2TD2 Teaching Dance 2
 
Stage 3
Compulsory Modules
BA3DT4 Dance Techniques - Ballet & Contemporary Practices 4
BA3PC3 Performance in Context 3
BA3PC4 Performance in Context 4
BA3PC5 Performance in Context 5
Option Modules (choose either)
BA3RP3 Research Project 3, or
BA3TD3 Teaching Dance 3
BA3PP1 Professional Practice Placement 1
BA3PP2 Professional Practice Placement 2
MA/PG Dip in Contemporary Dance Performance
Programme Specification MATP1 Technical Practice
MACY1 Company
MAPP3 Performance Practice
MAAF1 Artist as Facilitator
MARP2 Research Project
MA in Dance and Creative Enterprise
Programme Specification Stage 1
Compulsory Modules
MADR1 Dance Research and Perspective in Practice
MAAP1 Arts Project Management
MAFC1 Fundraising for Creative Industries
MAMD1 Marketing and Digital representation
Option Modules
MACM1 Creative Modes of Enquiry
MADT1 Dance Technique
MAPP1 Professional Practice (project)
MAPP2 Professional Practice (placement)
 
Stage 2
Compulsory Module
MARP1 Research Project
PG Diploma in Arts Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Stage 1
Programme Specification Compulsory Module
PGLT1 Arts Based Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education
Optional Modules (choose either)
PGLT2 Curriculum and Assessment Design in Higher Education
PGLT3 Learning Support in Higher Education
 
Stage 2
PGLT4 Professional Practice: Placement
PGLT5 Independent Action Research Project
MA Dance Teaching and Facilitating (from Sep 2022) Stage 1
Programme Specification Compulsory Modules
MADLT1 Dance Teaching and Learning in Context
MAICP1 Inclusive Creative Practice
MADWP1 Dance Workshop Design and Planning
MADPP1 Professional Practice
 
Stage 2
MAARP3 Independent Action Research Project

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Conventions

  • BA (Hons) in Dance (Contemporary)
  • MA/PG Dip in Contemporary Dance Performance

All programmes are subject to the University's conventions as expressed in the Credit Framework.

 

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Last Updated: 03/02/2021