University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

This programme offers an in-depth, critical exploration of concepts, assumptions and theories underlying dance practice. You will gain an in-depth understanding of dance in the context of philosophy and history and you will learn to debate with critical insight issues of concern within dance and movement analysis. You will also develop your critical thinking on dance practices and issues from philosophical and historical perspectives. The programme incorporates Anglo-American Analytic as well as Continental schools of Philosophy; and Realist-Empiricist as well as Poststructuralist approaches to History. Recognising the renewed interest in historical and philosophical enquiry by current dance scholarship and practice, this programme helps emerging and experienced dance practitioners and scholars locate their work effectively within philosophical and historical approaches for the advanced study of dance.

Start Date:

The study period is between 2-3 years..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,095 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £8,095 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £14,670 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
3 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by Programme Conveners.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band; TOEFL Internet Based Test Overall: 80; Reading: 18; Writing: 17; Listening: 17; Speaking: 20.