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Dance Pedagogy - Bachelor

This programme has Swedish as its main language of instruction. More information about the programme and how to apply can be found on Uniarts Swedish site. The Bachelor Programme in Dance Pedagogy is a three-year education for you who want to teach dance. Here you will find information about the structure and content of the programme.

Working as a dance pedagogue is about creating good conditions for different people's learning and creativity in dance. It also implies being able to discuss and reflect on dance in the society. In order to enjoy working as a dance pedagogue it is important that you enjoy teaching various groups in dance. The profession of the dance pedagogue is in constant transition. This means that after having completed the programme you have a good opportunity of being a creative and independent entrepreneur who works with dance in  different ways. Many of our previous students have started artistic companies that work with dance, both on stage and with teaching in various contexts.

The Bachelor's Programme in Dance Pedagogy

We educate independent dance pedagogues with a strong base in both art and science. The focus is the mixture of dance as artform and as pedagogy. During the programme courses of more theoretical and/or practical contents are interwoven to an entity.

Since Dance Pedagogy is based on the subject pedagogy, a great part of the programme consists of pedagogy, didactics and dance theory. This implies that during the studies the student will practice to teach dance and to write and discuss dance, choreography, pedagogy and the society as well.

The students will also deepen their knowledge in choreography and different dance genres that you choose. This means that you will develop your technical and choreografichal skills, you will work with bodily and aesthetical expression and deepen your artistic ability.

The aim is that you will achieve the basic knowledges required in order to teach dance to various groups. But you should also achieve the independence required to make your own choices and have the ability to affect and change how and to whom dance can be taught.

Students will be working in different dance genres but as an applicant you apply with the genre that you prefer to deepen your knowledge in.


2020 you can apply to the genres classical ballet, folkdance, jazz, modern and contemporary dance and street.

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  • Entry requirements

    If you don’t fulfil the formal entry requirements for the programme you may apply for recognition of prior learning, in other words that the knowledge and competence you have acquired through other activities are assessed as the equivalent of the formal merits that are required. Submit your application for recognition of prior learning with your application for the programme.

    You may also apply for an exemption/a waiver, that allows you to proceed to the selection process even though you don’t meet the general admission requirements. Submit your application for an exemption/a waiver together with your application.

    Read more about how you can show that you meet the entry requirements (that you are eligible).

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  • How to apply

    When the programme is open for application you apply through our web-based application system by clicking on the "Apply here"-button on this page.

    Start your application early! Don’t delay in submitting your application! You may run into trouble if you wait until the last day and your internet connection happens to be down, or you find that your files are in the wrong format. You will not be able to apply once the last date for applications has passed. Your application has to be turned in by 23.59 (swedish time).

    Please note that we only accept applications and certificates through the application system, not by means of regular post or e-mail.

    Confirmation of your application

    When you’ve submitted your application you will receive a confirmation to the e-mail address that you’ve stated. If you don’t receive an confirmation e-mail, you should firstly check your spam filter. If the confirmation e-mail is not there, contact the technical support for the application system by e-mail: support@varbi.com

    Technical difficulties with your application?

    E-mail: support@varbi.com
    Phone: +46 520 580 050 (weekdays at the following times: 08:30–12:00 and 13:00–16:30).

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  • Application and tuition fees

    If you are a Swedish citizen or a citizen of another EU or EEA country you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Some other groups are also exempt from the requirement to pay application and study fees.

    A few years ago Sweden introduced application and tuition fees for higher education. The level of the study fees depends on which course/programme they are for, and the level is set in order to cover the actual costs of the course/programme in question.

    If you are required to pay an application fee, we need to have received your payment by the last date for applications. The application fee is SEK 900. If you are required to pay the application fee and we have not received your payment by the last date for applications, we will not process your application.

    The tuition fee for the Bachelor Programme in Dance Pedagogy starting in the autumn of 2020 is SEK 175 000 for the first semester and SEK 1 055 400 for the programme as a whole.

    Read more about application and study fees, how you pay to Uniarts and tuition fee scholarships.

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