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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor of Fine Arts [B.F.A] (Dance)

 3 years
 part time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,121 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at York University is offered as a 3-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus, honours course offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • Dance students take a common first year and then branch into one of two streams according to their interests and goals.
  • Upper-year students may audition to join the department's resident company, the York Dance Ensemble.
  • They also have the opportunity to gain hands-on training in lighting design for dance and to extend their professional experience through field placements, collaborative research, and guest teaching.
  • Dance with intelligent, dynamic minds and bodies in Canada's first, largest, and most comprehensive university dance program.
  • It offers students professional training in contemporary/modern dance with options in urban, contemporary/ballet, and world dance, complemented by courses in composition, production, dance history, and ethnography.
  • Performance opportunities abound based on interests and goals, students may choose from streams in Choreography/Performance and Dance Education.
  • Joint diploma/degree programs with Canada's National Ballet School and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre are also available.
  • Students in this stream explore practical and theoretical aspects of teaching dance in a variety of communities and settings, including innovative approaches and experience.
  • York University’s Department of Dance is one of North America’s premier centers for dance training and scholarship and the largest and most comprehensive dance program in Canada.
  • Various types of facilities provided by the department are:
    • Five spacious rehearsal studios
    • Two choreography studios
    • Black box dance theatre-studio
    • A 600-seat thrust stage
    • Extensive costume collection
    • Audio and video recording facilities
    • Extensive library collection of dance books and periodicals
    • Dance-specific computer software and peripherals
  • The average salary goes up to 46,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 71,742 for 3 years
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/dance

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  •  Students must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) degree.
  •  Students must have to complete the following course such as:
    • English (ENG4U)
    • Five additional 4U or M courses
    • A supplementary evaluation is required after students can apply for admission.
  • Depending on student’s combined performance in academics, audition, portfolio review, and/or interview, their admission average required for this program is in the mid-70s.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15

Winter
Oct 21

Summer
Jan 15


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121
Health insurance$668$668$668
Books fees$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$23914$23914$23914

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #176/ 401

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Choreographer
  • Performer
  • Movement Therapist
  • Dance Teacher



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