Taught course

Dance Anthropology

University of Roehampton · Department of Dance

Entry requirements

Candidates for the MA Dance Anthropology should have a degree in Dance or the Social Sciences (accompanied with practical dance experience) at second class Honours or above. Applications from candidates with at least seven years of professional experience, however, are also welcomed. Prospective students for whom English is not their first language need to provide evidence of English language ability as stipulated in the Postgraduate entry requirements for the University.

Months of entry


Course content

Attain the knowledge and tools to open a window into dance in any period and in any part of the world.

Explore the place of dance in society from the perspectives of those involved as dancers, dance makers, teachers and/or audience members. By studying these perspectives, you will learn how different people around the world understand dance and how dance influences their value-systems.

Information for international students

English requirement is IELTS score of 6.5 in all bands, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 8392 3232