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Dance Philosophy and History

12 months
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15750 GBP/year
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About

Dance Philosophy and History from University of Roehampton draws on different branches of philosophy, including the continental and analytic schools, a range of approaches to dance history, and contemporary critical theory.

Overview

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.

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project
  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students deadlines - 28 September
    • If you are an international student, you should apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MA: 180 credits
  • PGDip: 120 credits
  • PGCert: 60 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with a 2:2 or better at undergraduate level will be accepted. Some professional experience is preferred.
  • GCSE
  • IGCSE
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate English
  • Language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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