Programme

Dance

Overview

The Dance program is meant to introduce students to the various aspects of Dance Research, Performance and Theory.

Students who successfully go through the Program will acquire skills in the pedagogy of Dance (with an emphasis on African Dances), acquire enough content matter to be able to teach Dance at various pre-university levels of education, acquire skills in the theory and compostion of Choreography for a variety of purposes.

The program will also prepare students to be able to pursue further studies in various fields of Performing Arts scholarship such as Dance in Education, Ethno-dance, Dance Psychology, Dance Therapy and so on.

Admission Requirements: 

Candidates must have good passes in three (3) elective subjects in any of the following elective areas: General Arts and Visual Arts.

Prospective candidates will be interviewed.  During the interview, candidates will have to provide evidence of their involvement/interest in music and dance e.g. through membership in choirs, bands, cultural/dance troupes, etc. and generally convince panellists of their creative/artistic capabilities.

Applicants who wish to study music but have not passed music at WASSCE will write an Entrance Examination provided they satisfy the basic University Entry Requirements.  The Entrance Examination date will be the same for the Mature Students Examination.