A programme for dance professionals with industry experience who want to understand practice as a form of research.
1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time)
Number of Credits
Roehampton is rated No. 1 for dance research in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
An MA by research for choreographers, dancers and performance artists with a minimum of 3 years professional experience and those interested in pursuing a practice-based PhD.
Sustained professional artistic work supervised by artist-scholars who are working to challenge and support your choreographic and performance practices.
An impressive national and global reputation which attracts students and dance artists from all over the world.
How to apply
- September 2024 entry: Contact us
- Check our application deadlines
- View our entry requirements for postgraduate programmes
- View our general entry criteria and application FAQs below
If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.
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Tuition fees and funding
September 2023 entry tuition fees
Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.
Specific entry requirements
Evidence of essay-writing ability may be required.
Validation and curriculum review
What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.
The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.
What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.
The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.