University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Somatic Practices by Independent Research

This course focuses on the study of somatic practices and somatically informed movement practices in a contemporary and historical context. It offers practitioners a means of validating and accrediting their prior experience and professional training and an opportunity to develop and deepen critical understanding of specific somatic practices and how to conduct somatically informed research. The programme will enable students to analyse, critique and articulate their somatic and/or movement practice in relation to current industry practices, protocols and conventions and situate their work within the U.K, European and North American field of somatics. It offers practitioners a means of validating and accrediting their prior experience and professional training and an opportunity to develop and deepen their critical understanding of specific somatic practices and how to conduct somatically informed research. In particular, the programme provides students with opportunities for developing an understanding of individual practice in relation to current trends, practices and opportunities within the wider fields of somatic and somatically informed movement practices.

Entry requirements

3+ years of professional training and experience as a somatic practitioner plus 2.2 degree or equivalent in dance, psychology or related fields. Applicants will need to have a professional portfolio as well as an undergraduate degree.

Course modules

Modules: somatically-informed research methodologies; somatic practices dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 8,805 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
MA Full-time GBP 8,805 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months
MA Full-time GBP 8,805 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
MA Full-time GBP 8,805 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months

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