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Dance Science and Education MSc, PgDip (ICL), PgDip

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

If you are interested in the development of dance education, a comprehensive understanding of the science underpinning the art form is a must. This innovative programme - the only one of its kind in Scotland - offers just that, giving you the scientific theory and specialist skills that will inspire you to push the frontiers of dance and dance education.

How will I learn?

Through a multi-disciplinary blend of theory and practice, you will learn to prepare dancers to improve performance, explore the physiological and developmental issues that relate to dance education and training and develop awareness of changing trends.

Career opportunities

Whether you are a recent graduate or a mid-career professional, this programme will prepare you for further research, which can be channelled into an academic career or used to advance your performing, teaching or educational career. The transferable skills you gain, such as communication and project management, will also be valuable in enhancing any career options.

Recent graduate destinations include lecturing and teaching positions in Higher Education, teaching positions in schools, dance development officers for local authorities, research positions, further study at PhD level and physiotherapy programmes.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 103 3

    2nd out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    158 83%

    9th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    65th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.51 70%

    98th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    192 93%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    11

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