University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Dance Science

This course provides an intellectually challenging programme of advanced study, examining dance practice from physiological, psychological and biomechanical perspectives; 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.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent; 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; international students are expected to have a strong command of English with an overall score of IELTS of 6.5.

Course modules

Research methods; the dancing mind: dance psychology; the dancing body I: dance physiology; the dancing body II: dance biomechanics; dance research project/dissertation; inter-professional working project; talent identification and development in sport; performance analysis; physical activity, nutrition and metabolic health; strength and conditioning; psychological approaches to public health; professional skills for healthcare providers; somatic practice; exercise prescription for clinical populations.

Assessment methods

There are a range of summative assessments used on the course, including written assessments, presentation assessments, portfolio and case study assessments.

Qualifications

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

Campus details

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

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