Welcome by Head of Department

You are welcome to the Department of Dance Studies.

The Department of Dance Studies continues to offer programmes in African dance and related fields.

Programmes lead to a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree, four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, and a two-year Diploma in Dance Studies. A master of Fine Arts and Master of Philosophy are available under the post-graduate programme of the Department of Theatre Arts for the benefit of students interested in combined studies of dance and drama.
The Department's teaching and research programmes are developed from four central concepts of appreciation, choreography, performance and documentation.

The Department of Dance Studies, under the School of Performing Arts, has gained wide acceptance as the promoter of a valuable educational discipline and has accomplished a lot including in the International Exchange Programmes of the University of Ghana. The breadth of faculty and students is normally equalled to major universities' dance programmes in the world. The Department is a member of the International Association of Blacks in Dance. The Department of Dance Studies teaches approximately 600 Ghanaian students and 150 foreign students in a year. The Department has 9 full-time Lecturers.