12 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On Dance Creative Dance Education degree offered at University of Salford you’ll explore the pedagogical approaches, creative practices and professional skills needed to work as a  dance professional, community dance practitioner or youth dance leader.

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On Dance Creative Dance Education  degree offered at University of Salford   study practical and theoretical modules and undertake an educational and industry-focused teaching placement. You’ll get an insight into teaching dance in various contexts to suit your ambitions as a dance artist, including formal education, youth dance settings and community dance environments. This programme develops both emerging and experienced dance educators by helping you to identify and support the artistry rooted in dance teaching. You’ll understand the role of choreography in teaching and explore the creative elements involved in being a dance educator.


After graduating with a master’s in dance education, you’ll be perfectly positioned to teach dance in a range of working environments. You may choose to pursue a career as a dance teacher in a school or college, a dance instructor or a choreographer, to name just some of your options.  You’ll have a deep understanding of pedagogical approaches, understanding of current practice, policy and legislation in the arts, as well as transferrable skills preparing you for a wide range of careers across the sector.  Your ability to research, develop and deliver ideas in a creative and professional way will be highly valued by many employers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choreographic Practices 
  • Approaches To Dance Pedagogy 
  • Teaching Strategy and Design In Dance 
  • Choreographic Investigations 
  • Dance Teaching Placement  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to this programme must have a good degree in a dance-related subject

  • The application process will also involve a practical audition and record of a piece of choreography (live or pre-recorded). In a personal statement (approximately 4000 characters), students will be asked to write about the ways that this specific MA programme will help them advance from their current work within dance towards specific career aspirations. Both skype and digitally transferred materials can be considered in support of the application’s practical elements.

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

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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