Moray House School of Education

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. 

Speak with the Programme Director at the Postgraduate Virtual Open Week

Join Programme Director Wendy Timmons for a brief overview of Dance Science and Education and an opportunity to ask questions.

Wednesday 13th March | 1:00pm - 2:00pm (GMT)

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Visit the University’s Degree Finder for detailed entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, language requirements and to apply.

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Programme structure

Whether taking this Masters on the general route or the specialist TQs route to teach dance in schools, throughout this programme 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

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Programme resources

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Career outcomes

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Fees and funding

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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.