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CUA50113 - Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Course code C40

This nationally-recognised qualification is the first year of a two-year vocational dance program. It is a performance-focused course, providing intense technical and stylistic practical experience - in classes and through performance opportunities.

Students develop technical and creative skills in discipline areas of ballet, pointe, pas de deux and solos, contemporary, choreography, dance history, music for dance, anatomy and nutrition.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C40

Fees

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Duration

1 year full-time

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C40

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

1 year full-time

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Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

The Training Package rules require 9 Core units plus 8 Elective units. At WAAPA these 17 VET Units of Competency are clustered within the course delivery units of Ballet, Contemporary, Pas de Deux/Duo, Performance, Anatomy, Choreography, Dance History, Music for Dance, Nutrition.

Year 1 - VET Full

Ballet 1
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADAN501Refine ballet technique
CUADAN502Refine ballet performance skills
CUADAN504Perform ballet solo variations
CUADAN503Perform repertoire for corps de ballet
CUAWHS501Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
Ballet Girls
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADAN509Refine pointe work techniques
Ballet Boys
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAWHS402Participate in gym and weight training for performances
Contemporary
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADAN505Refine contemporary dance technique
CUADAN508Develop expertise in allied contemporary dance techniques
Pas de Deux / Duo
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADAN507Refine dance partnering techniques
Performance
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPRF501Refine performance techniques
Choreography
Unit Code Unit Title
CUACHR403Develop choreography skills
History
Unit Code Unit Title
CUARES503Analyse cultural history and theory
RPD
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADAN506Refine cultural dance technique
Anatomy and Nutrition
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAWHS403Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
Music
Unit Code Unit Title
CUADLT402Explore the relationship between music and dance
Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPRF503Prepare for performances in a competitive environment
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPR502Develop own sustainable professional practice

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Fees and Scholarships

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VET course fees are set by the WA Government and they vary from course to course. For more information, please go to Fees and Scholarships.

Scholarships

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