Which Program is for You?

We offer a range of programs to suit all levels and stages of your career, including degrees validated by the University of Bath and awards of the RAD. Offering flexible learning delivered by highly qualified tutors, you can study full or part-time, on-site at the RAD, or by distance learning wherever you are in the world.

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Program Location Duration Application Deadline
Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies Distance Learning 2 years part-time August 1, 2020
Diploma in Dance Teaching Studies Distance Learning 2 years part-time August 1, 2020
Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education** Distance Learning 1 or 2 years part-time April 30, 2020
Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education** Distance Learning 2 years full-time or
4 years part-time
January 15, 2020 / April 30, 2020
BA (Hons) Dance Education Distance Learning 3 years full-time or
6 years part-time
January 15, 2020 / April 30, 2020
BA (Hons) Ballet Education RAD HQ, London 3 years full-time January 15, 2020
Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance RAD HQ, London 5 weeks full-time
annually for 3 years
January 31, 2020
PGCE: Dance Teaching RAD HQ, London 1 year full-time Apply from September 2019
Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma RAD HQ, London 12 weeks full-time January 31, 2020
Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate Berlin Distance Learning 1 year part-time September 1, 2019
Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate Sydney Distance Learning 1 year part-time March 31, 2020
MA in Education (Dance Teaching) Distance Learning 2 or 3 years
part-time
April 30, 2020
The Boston Conservatory at Berklee RAD Access Route Distance
Learning / Onsite
2 years January 31, 2020

* BA (Hons) Dance Education, Diploma of Higher Education: Dance Education and Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Education do not grant automatic eligibility for RAD Registered Teacher Status (RTS). Students on these programs who gain a minimum of 120 credits at Level 4 can apply to have their teaching assessed in order to be eligible for teacher registration with the RAD.

** Content is listed as part of the BA (Hons) Dance Education program.

All our degree programs are validated by the University of Bath and our professional awards are validated by the RAD.