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Choreography and Performance: Masters by Research

  • mres Choreography

Why study at Roehampton

  • Sustained professional artistic work supervised by artist-scholars who are working to challenge and support your choreographic and performance practices. 
  • There is a flexible timetable that helps experienced professional artists to choose the pathway that best fits their interests, experience and situation. 
  • We offer a wide range of modules that foster diverse artistic practices. 

Deepen your choreographic or performance practice through studio-based enquiry and research informed by contemporary theoretical concerns.

Practice as research is a growing area for experienced dance artists, choreographers and performers who want to deepen their practice and strengthen their profile. Run by leading artist-scholars, the course supports enquiry through studio practice and research informed by contemporary theoretical concerns. You will also retain the flexibility to continue your professional practice.

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Example modules

  • Ways of Knowing – a module shared with students of all dance postgraduate taught programmes, introducing you to epistemologies and research methods, including ethnography, analysis, practice-as-research
  • Portfolio – a student-led practice-as-research project that allows you to practice, think, reflect, articulate and present your ideas and independent research

Career options

This course offers professional development for independent artists and choreographers. Some graduates follow careers in research, teaching and or go onto further academic study such as a practice-led PhD.




Number of credits


Postgraduate entry requirements »


Dance »


1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time).

Tuition fees

Band 2 »

Programme outline

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Related courses

MFA Choreography »

MA PGDip PGCert Dance Studies »

Further information

Simon Ellis »
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