Taught course

Dance Performance and Choreography

University of Bedfordshire · Division of Media, Arts and Performance

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution. All candidates must undergo an audition and interview.

Months of entry


Course content

Refine your practical, theoretical and professional skills in performance and/or choreographic practice using excellent studio, theatre and library facilities as well as our on-campus professional performance work. This exceptional course is designed to enhance your professional skills and employability in a range of artistic, academic, educational and community contexts. It offers you the opportunity for professional-level repertory performance practice, as well as creative and choreographic practice in an industry-focused academic environment, supporting your development as a professionally equipped, independent and self-sufficient dance practitioner and scholar.

Key features

  • Study with a dynamic and experienced team of tutors with internationally significant experience as academics, practice-led researchers and dance artists
  • Develop your professional network through our existing relationships with key organisations

Career opportunities

You will be equipped to pursue a wide variety of professions as a performer; interdisciplinary performance practitioner; choreographer; educator; independent portfolio worker in the creative industries; consultant and researcher; or follow a career in screen-based performance.

Areas of study may include:

  • Choreographic research
  • Dance research project/dissertation
  • Repertory and performance
  • Researching dance
  • Somatic practice
  • The dancing mind: dance psychology
  • The repertory artist: skills, roles and contexts

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0300 3300 073