Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Dance Practices

Whether you are an emerging artist or an established performer, this LJMU Dance Practices MA enables you to enhance your practice and improve your employability. - Enrol on this highly flexible programme enabling emerging artists and established professionals to engage in critical debate and dialogue - Benefit from a programme that links theory, work-based practice and artistic/educational policies, bringing together professional practice and academic studies - Carry out research appropriate to your area of expertise or explore another sector which interests you - Enjoy a combination of on-campus and distance learning It is estimated that the dance economy in the UK alone employs around 200,000 people as dancers, teachers and choreographers. In addition to this, many work as community dance practitioners, promoters, producers, designers, publicists, technicians, physiotherapists, medical and alternative practitioners, therapists, writers and academics.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree (2:1 preferred) or significant, appropriate work/life experience Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) If you have any specific queries, please contact marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Dance Professional Practice 1 (30 credits) Dance Professional Practice 2 (30 credits) Learning & Managing at Masters Level (10 credits) Independent Negotiated Project (30 credits) Final Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this programme includes practical enquiry, work-related enquiry, essays, oral presentations, poster presentations, a viva voce, and, of course, your practice and research-based dissertation. You can focus your research and practice in areas such as: performance, composition, choreography, pedagogy, intermediality, dance science, somatic practice, community, disability arts and improvisation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education)
Telephone number: 
01512315340