University of Chester

University of Chester


This course is intended for dance practitioners from a range of dance disciplines who wish to deepen and extend their own practice within a supportive critical environment.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in dance, performing arts or a related field; where applicants are not progressing directly from a 1st degree, professional experience and expertise may be taken into account; applicants are expected to attend a workshop and/or interview.

Course modules

Core modules: The dance practitioner; creative platforms; frameworks and practice; research methods; major practical project or research dissertation (MA students).

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed through coursework activities, and in support of practical work a reflective component in the form of a reflective journal, supporting documentation or an oral examination takes place; throughout the programme formative assessment in the form of work in progress presentations and draft written work, is encouraged to ensure students are supported through their learning experience.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,825 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 7,920 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
MA Part-time £ 425 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingsway Buildings Chester CH2 2LB North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000