University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Choreography by Independent Research

The M.A Choreography by Independent Research degree offers Higher Education study to professionals who may not wish to engage with a taught programme of study but seek to validate their independent choreographic research through accreditation of prior standing and through the completion of a Reflective practice module (this can be taught flexible through evening and or weekend sessions) and a Dissertation project. The programme will be of interest to established and mid-career artists both regionally, nationally and internationally for whom flexibility of study is of key importance.

Entry requirements

Dance or arts degree (2.2 or above) or any other degree or relevant professional experience or an academic qualification equivalent to a degree, plus relevant professional experience.

Course modules

Indicative modules; choreographic practices; artist as producer; dissertation (practical and written components). Optional modules: choose 1 from; new media and performance practices; the body in site distance learning module over the summer period; technique for performance; writing and performance; performing politics.

Assessment methods

Through the assessment and accreditation of professional experience assessed through portfolio presentation and the completion of a Reflective Practice (30 credits) and a Dissertation module (60 credits).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 14 months

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