Taught course

Dance Science and Education

University of Edinburgh · The Moray House of School of Education

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

January, September, August

Course content

If you are interested in the development of dance education, a comprehensive understanding of the science underpinning the art form is a must. This innovative programme - the only one of its kind in Scotland - offers just that, giving you the scientific theory and specialist skills that will inspire you to push the frontiers of dance and dance education.

As you study the science relevant to dance performance and education, you will have access to resources at:

Through a multi-disciplinary blend of theory and practice, you will learn to prepare dancers to improve performance, explore the physiological and developmental issues that relate to dance education and training, and develop awareness of changing trends.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-15 months
part time
24-72 months


part time
12-48 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)131 650 4086