University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Dance Research

This course enables students to develop their own research interests and, supported by tutors design a programme of dance research that addresses specific areas of interest, as an example, projects might explore areas such as: Dance and postmodernism; community dance practice; dance in education; popular dance; site-specific dance practices; dance and technology; dance film; dance and interdisciplinary arts practices; dance history; dance and politics.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: reflective practice (30 credits); independent research project (60 credits); dissertation (60 credits). Options: pedagogical approaches; new media and performance practices; performing politics; techniques for performance; writing and performance; repertory; dance writing and criticism.

Assessment methods

Learning is assessed using various methods chosen as the most appropriate for demonstrating achievement of the learning outcomes for each module. All modules are assessed by means of programme work in the form of practical choreography presentations, essays, reports, presentations, learning journals, portfolios, online tasks and group working.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,980 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus PO19 6PE South East

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