Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Studies

Points per degree 120
Full-time study 1 year
Part-time study 2-4 years
Taught by Creative Arts and Industries
Taught at City Campus
Application Closing date S1: 8 December, S2: 4 July
Start date S1: 6 March 2017, S2: 24 July 2017


In the Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Studies (PGDipDanceSt), you will be part of a culture that takes dance practice and learning in new, exciting and dynamic directions. You will gain practical, conceptual and theoretical skills in choreography, dance education, dance writing and community dance.

The PGDipDanceSt degree provides specific taught papers that lead you into your chosen fields of research. This programme, or an equivalent, is a prerequisite for entry into the masters programme in Dance Studies.

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Programme highlights

  • Holistic approach balancing practical and theoretical elements
  • Engagement with internationally acclaimed dance teachers, professionals and researchers
  • Flexible learning options for work, life, and study balance
  • Vibrant multicultural and creative environment
  • Dedicated postgraduate resources and facilities

Career opportunities

  • Dance education
  • Community dance
  • Choreography and performance
  • Dance journalism
  • Dance administration
  • Academic research

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