Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education

FHEQ Level 4

(One year full-time or two years part-time)

At Level 4, you will gain a broad perspective on dance education across private and public sectors, including the work of dance teaching societies and dance in school curricula. You will also be introduced to educational concepts which are fundamental throughout your studies, as well as gaining knowledge and understanding of health, fitness and safety in relation to dance teaching.

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Programme Content

Year 1/2

One year full-time or two years part-time

Compulsory Modules

  • Frameworks and Perspectives
  • The Healthy Dancer
  • Dance Education: Concepts and Contexts
  • Music in Dance and Dance Education
  • Dance Syllabi and Examinations


All modules are assessed through a written assignment which is tutored by telephone, fax and e-mail. Written assignments include essays, case studies and portfolios.
Programme Specification


Successful completion of Level 4 leads to the award of Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education.