Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Dance Technique Pedagogy

The programme is a flexible postgraduate qualification designed for newly qualified or experienced dance teachers working in and beyond schools. Developed in collaboration with The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), the programme has been developed especially to allow you to continue working and integrate your professional expertise with academic learning. The development of 'self' as a practicing artist/educator is a central focus of this programme, alongside critical reflection on and advancement of one's individual pedagogic practice.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this programme is that you are a dance teacher or dance artist engaging in teaching practice; you do not need a degree. Newly qualified/less experienced dance teachers are welcomed. You may be advised to take additional Continuing Professional Development short courses at Middlesex University or ISTD. English language requirements: Competence in English language and we normally require grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Course modules

Semester 1: Review of learning. Semester 2: Advanced practitioner inquiry; independent work based learning project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of practical, theoretical and oral assignments, including critical reviews, reflective essays and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 50 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 50 per Credit (Scotland) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 50 per Credit (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 50 per Credit (England) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 63 per Credit (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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