Thank you for your interest in applying for a course at NSCD. We welcome all applicants regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, sexuality or religion. We audition all applicants and our audition process is designed to assess your potential as a dance artist and your suitability for our courses.
Applications open: Sunday 1st October 2017
Applications close: Sunday 25th March 2018 or 1 day prior to the audition if you are attending an overseas audition. (Hong Kong & Shanghai)Fees & Finance Course information
The auditions will be held in China, Denmark, Italy, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore and Switzerland (from November 2017- February 2018) in Leeds (April 2018) or by video link (remote audition) for applicants from other countries. Full details are available in the pdf document below:
Download the following documents for information about the audition:
Access Audition Information (Leeds & Overseas) (pdf)
Access Remote Audition Information (option for overseas applicants only) (pdf)
You will need to have the following information ready to enter into the on-line application form:
You are not required to provide copies of certificates, photographs or references.
Click below to start your application and book an audition.
Please note there is an application fee of £50, payable via PayPal once you have submitted your application.
We advise that you have all of your information (listed above) ready before you start, as this form will not save your progress if you leave mid-completion.
This application form is for those applying to the Access to HE Diploma: Contemporary Dance only; if you wish to apply for both the Access to HE Diploma: Contemporary Dance and the BA (Hons) in Dance (Contemporary) please apply through the How to apply: Undergraduate pages.Apply now
When will I find out if I have been offered a place?
Access Audition Outcomes (pdf)
What will I need to know if I’m offered a place?
Visit the Student Services area of our website for information on personal tutorials, learner support, English language support, injury support, health and well-being support, healthy dancer days, accommodation information, term dates and policies & procedures.
NSCD’s Access course is recognised nationally for preparing dance artists to undertake further in-depth professional training.
NSCD’s Student Services department is a one stop shop for all students, and aims to be students’ first point of call for all enquiries. These enquiries may range from timetabling, accommodation, safeguarding and attendance.