University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Community Dance Leadership

This interdisciplinary course provides students with a programme of study that examines dance practice from physiological, psychological and biomechanical perspectives; students are given the opportunity to explore areas of study which reflect their own career aspirations and may choose optional study units which focus on: dance in public health; elite dance participation; or a combination of the 2; students look at theories from sports and exercise science; philosophical theories of the body, its identity and place in society; and psychological approaches to dancing health; the course aims to actively contribute to the growing body of research and applied dance science practice via the professional frameworks being developed at the university; in addition, students are encouraged to present exceptional research which advances sector knowledge at the annual international congress of dance in health, which is hosted by the university.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, students are accepted to the programme on the strength of their application form and interview; overseas students have the opportunity to interview using web 2 technologies where possible; overseas students are expected to have a strong command of English with an overall score of IELTS of 6.5.

Course modules

Dance research project/dissertation; researching dance; inter-professional working project; dance artist in the community; delivering community dance leadership; dance for inclusion and diversity; somatic practice; the dancing mind (dance psychology); choreographic practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

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