Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

New South Wales

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

Bachelor of Dance Practice

The Bachelor of Dance Practice is a specialised degree that will equip you with the skills and experience to become a professional in the dance industry. The course develops artistry, choreography, performance, educational, business, and organisational skills for employment as leaders in the dance industry. It extends into safe dance practice, the values and ethics of community arts practice, dance within a health context, project management, running a small business, and technical production.

As the dance industry continues to evolve, so do the employment opportunities available for graduates. Combining creativity with practical training and industry placements, this degree is perfect for passionate individuals who want to build a solid career within the dynamic dance industry.

The Bachelor of Dance Practice is a pathway course for the Bachelor of Dance Education. The first year of the pathway degree has the same units. If you meet the entry requirements, you do not lose credits or any time when you transfer into the second year.

Career opportunities

  • Dance Artist
    Average salary: $51,000 – $98,000
  • Dance Choreographer
    Average salary: $57,000 – $97,000
  • Creative Producer (Dance)
    Average salary: $60,000 – $130,000
  • Dance Studio Director
    Average salary: $57,000 – $87,000
  • Dance Teacher
    Average salary: $80,000 – $100,000

Salaries are sourced from and are in $AUD. Information is current as of February 2024.

Dance audition requirement

In addition to the College’s entry requirements, this course requires an audition (linked to standards of dance technique and dance composition). For more information on dance auditions, click here.