Dance Artists

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This HND Dance Artists course aims to further develop your skills if you have successfully completed the 1 or 2-year NQ Dance course, and you can demonstrate your suitability for professional dance training and have proven academic ability. A variety of dance forms and related subjects will be studied and, whilst the course is largely practical, there will be an appropriate theoretical input. HND Dance Artists equips you with the skills to move on to degree level dance training or to employment in this highly competitive field.

Subjects include:
Anatomy and Injury Prevention for Dancers; Body Conditioning; Choreographic Skills; Classical Ballet; Contact Improvisation; Contemporary Dance; Contextual Studies; Dance History; Dance: Performance and Production; ISTD Examinations Syllabi; Jazz/Tap Dance; Teaching Skills; Work Placement; Sound Editing for Choreography.

Entry Requirements

Higher English, or NQ Dance (Level 6), or strong technique including a minimum of 2 years' classical ballet training (RAD, ISTD) or equivalent. You should have the physical potential to undergo professional dance training. Entry subject to group interview and audition. Relevant HNC may give you entry to year 2.

Progression Routes

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Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


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