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Australian College of Physical EducationCourses
Bachelor of Dance Education
Bachelor of Dance Practice
Bachelor of Health Science (Dance)

 

Course Details
Bachelor of Dance Education
Four years full time or part time equivalent.

 

Aims: The Bachelor of Dance Education is specialist professional qualification and is unique in Australia in that it provides the knowledge and skills to become qualified as a Dance teacher and a Physical and Health Education teacher. Subjects are delivered by highly qualified and experienced professionals in a supportive learning environment. The degree develops in each student the requisite pedagogical knowledge and understanding to be an effective classroom ready teacher. Students will be provided with school based practical experiences throughout their degree.

 

Performace Opportuities: Students have numerous opportunities to perform in their course, frequently for assessment. This includes in class, extra assessment pieces and the end of year performance. In addition to class performance students can join the ACPE Dance Company and the ACPE Cheer Squad, The Treasures, to perform at the annual graduation, other community events, and relevant competitions and events.

 

Main Subjects: Dance History, Foundations of Dance, Understanding Health, Skill Acquisition, Dance Composition, Dance Production, Popular Dance Styles, Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology, Professional Experience, Classroom Skills, Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching HPE, Classical Dance Styles, Practices in Movement, Child and Adolescent Development, Curriculum Planning for Learning and Teaching Dance, Dance Analysis, Theory and Application of Playing Sport, Contemporary Youth Health, Social Influences and Student Diversity, Dance Performance, Elements of Movements, Teaching Skills, Youth Health and Resilience, The Inclusive Classroom, Applied Exercise Physiology, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Current Issues: A Teaching Research Report, Dance and Technology, and Literacy for Learning and Teaching.

 

Bachelor of Dance Practice
Three years full time or part time equivalent.

 

Aims: The Bachelor of Dance Practice is a specialised degree designed to produce graduates who are able to work in a range of capacities in dance development and the dance industry. The Bachelor of Dance Practice provides students with the skills and knowledge required to be leaders within the dance industry and with a wide range of community groups, in roles such as teachers, facilitators, and administrators.

 

Performance Opportunities: Students have numerous opportunities to perform in their course, frequently for assessment. This includes in class, extra assessment pieces and the end of year performance. In addition to class performance students can join the ACPE Dance Company and the ACPE Cheer Squad, The Treasures, to perform at the annual graduation, other community events, and relevant competitions and events.

 

Main Subjects: Foundations of Dance, Understanding Health, Skill Acquisition, Dance Composition, Dance History, Dance Production, Popular Dance Styles, Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology, Classical Dance Styles, Functional Anatomy, Professional Integrity, Introduction to Sports Business, Dance and Somatics, Dance and Technology, Exercise & Social Development through the Lifespan, Building Professional Relationships (WIL), Teaching Skills: Dance Studio, Dance Promotion, Dance & Health (WIL), Dance Performance, Dance & Communities, Introduction to Performance and Exercise Psychology, Event and Project Management (WIL).

 

Bachelor of Health Science (Dance)
Three years full time or part time equivalent.  

 

Aims: The Bachelor of Health Science (Dance) is designed to enhance a professional’s understanding of synergies between dance and health science and facilitates work in both public and private organisations across a range of occupations. Given the main instrument in dance is the human body, students will learn how to apply scientific principles to dance movements, and develop a greater understanding of dance techniques and the risks associated with improper execution. 

 

Performance Opportunities: Students have numerous opportunities to perform in their course, frequently for assessment. This includes in class, extra assessment pieces and the end of year performance. In addition to class performance students can join the ACPE Dance Company and the ACPE Cheer Squad, The Treasures, to perform at the annual graduation, other community events, and relevant competitions and events.

 

Main Subjects: Foundations of Dance, Understanding Health, Chemistry, Application of Maths and Statistics for Health and Sport, Dance Composition, Biology, Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition, Dance History, Classical Dance Styles, Systems Anatomy and Physiology, Applied Exercise Physiology, Popular Dance Styles, Dance and Somatics, Principles of Health Promotion, Biomechanics, Professional Integrity, Human Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, Research Design and Epidemiology Research in Action (Dance), Psychology, Health and Physical Assessment, Small Business Management Principles, Exercise Prescription through the Lifespan, Dance Performance.

 

AUDITION DETAILS

Auditions are held throughout the year at ACPE’s Sydney Olympic campus. Call 1300 302 867 to register your place.

 

Contact
newstudents@acpe.edu.au
Phone: 1300 302 867

 

www.acpe.edu.au

 


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