Dance Philosophy and History from University of Roehampton will introduce you to key areas of study such as aesthetics, the ethics of dance, phenomenology, restaging and re-enactment, questions of authenticity, and dance as cultural history, with theorists ranging from Descartes to Foucault among others. The programme will also equip you with transferable skills across the arts and humanities.
The degree includes a research methods module entitled Ways of Knowing, which is taken by all Dance master's students, the core module History, Philosophy and Dance, which is taught in a small bespoke group, and a dissertation module. Flexibility is built into the programme, allowing you to choose additional optional units to suit your needs and interests.
Graduates' options span a range of careers in dance, including producers and curators of arts projects, community dance practitioners, arts managers, teachers, or further doctoral study. The programme also develops transferable skills, opening further opportunities in other fields and professions.
- Music and Dance
- The Performance of Heritage: Dance in Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites
- Choreographic Practice
- Classicism and Power
- Mediated Choreography
- People Moving, People Dancing
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- National students deadlines - 28 September
- If you are an international student, you should apply as soon as possible.
- MA: 180 credits
- PGDip: 120 credits
- PGCert: 60 credits
DisciplinesHistory Philosophy & Ethics Theatre & Dance View 250 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
- Applicants with a 2:2 or better at undergraduate level will be accepted. Some professional experience is preferred.
- International Baccalaureate
- European Baccalaureate English
- Language requirements
International15750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.
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