Bachelor of Creative Arts

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Details of major sequences


Unit set code

MJ-A317001 (major)


Immerse yourself in the exciting physical, social and conceptual possibilities of contemporary dance. In the Dance major you will learn how the art of contemporary dance intersects with creativity, innovative thinking, community enrichment and technology. Study the diverse ways in which dance can engage and make a difference.

In the studio setting, core studies in technique, choreography, history and theory are complemented by work with digital technologies and other creative arts disciplines. Opportunities include exhibition, public performance and internship experiences.

Career outcomes

The course prepares you to launch a career as a practitioner in the professional dance sector. When you graduate you will be equipped to work across disciplines in a variety of contexts, initiate independent arts projects, or use your skills and knowledge as a dance teacher, who are in strong demand both in the school system and private studios.

Career opportunities include:

  • dance performance
  • choreography
  • community art practice
  • dance education
  • event, festival and production management
  • arts administration and curation
  • dance therapies


To complete a Major sequence in Dance complete the eight (8) units as specified below

ACD101Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice A

ACD104Exploring Dance Styles

ACD202Dance Making: Principles and Processes

ACA204Production Lab

ACD207Improvisation for Dance and Movement

ACD212Dance and Screens

ACD309Process Towards Performance

ACA301Student-Devised Public Performance

Note: Incompatible with the Dance minor sequence

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