Moray House School of Education and Sport

Dance Science and Education (MSc/PgDip)

Today, it is becoming critically important to the holistic nature and global development of all dance performance and training that there are professionals with a scientific foundation for the teaching of dance as an art-form, who are appropriately resourced, challenged and inspired to take on their own frontiers and develop new ones.

On this programme, gain a foundation in science to underpin all forms of dance training and educate the development of dance as an art form. With careful development, this programme focuses on the science directly relevant to the processes and practices that optimise: dance training, dance education and dance performance. 

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Programme structure

Whether studying this programme full-time or part-time over a number of years, both theoretical and practical work are combined to promote learning and understanding of the key concepts required to become an effective dance scientist.

Our students

Comments from our students telling us why they chose our Dance Science and Education programme.

Career opportunities

Graduates from our programme are equipped for a variety of roles in dance, including as teacher, practitioner or researcher. Key industry leaders speak highly of graduates of our Dance Science and Education programme.

Fees and funding

Find details of tuition fees and opportunities for scholarships and financial support for our Dance Science and Education programme.

Contact us

Questions about your application or how to apply? Contact the Postgraduate Admissions team or the Programme Director who look forward to hearing from you.