Bachelor of Creative Arts - Dance

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Immerse yourself in the exciting physical, social and conceptual possibilities of contemporary dance. Study a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) at Deakin to learn how the art of contemporary dance intersects with creativity, innovative thinking, community enrichment and technology. Study the diverse ways in which dance can engage and make a difference. The Bachelor of Creative Arts challenges and develops students' physical, creative and intellectual capacities through practice-based learning. In the studio setting, core studies in technique, choreography, history and theory are complemented by work with digital technologies and other creative arts disciplines. Opportunities include exhibition, public performance and internship experiences.


24 credit points of study comprising core, discipline and electives


  • Collaboration, Cultural dance, Dance composition, Dance history and theory, Dance in the community, Dance on screen, Dance production, Dance styles, Dance techniques, Experiential anatomy, Improvisation and somatic practices, Performance, Performing arts, Theatre studies

Standard entry requirements

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL
  • Plus an online audition of work presented to a satisfactory standard.

Study pathways

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Burwood
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

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