MA Dance Leadership and Community Practice Part-time at Trinity Laban - UCAS

Trinity Laban

Degree level: Postgraduate
UCAS Conservatoires
Awarded by: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

MA Dance Leadership and Community Practice Part-time (Taught)

Course summary

This unique vocational programme is for anyone wanting to work as a dance practitioner in community and participatory settings. It supports your learning as a dance leader and facilitator with practical knowledge and skills and an understanding of dance as a socially relevant, creative, applied and inclusive practice. Opportunities to assist professionals in the field and learn from experienced tutors and professional community artists, supports your learning and understanding as a practitioner. Study accumulates in a self-selected area or research into practice where you can develop individual areas or interest and experience, leading to an MA qualification. The programme has four key strands: •Dance leadership and teaching - develop knowledge and skills for working effectively to engage and support different types of groups, populations and communities through dance •Understanding community dance - explore the values and principles of community dance, how it happens and its impact on individuals and communities. Learn about planning and delivering projects and the networks and agencies that support community dance provision •Artistic development - progress your creative dance skills and artistic practice in a world-class conservatoire with first-class teacher and facilities •Professional practice - encounters with practicing artists and their work, supported by our partnerships with some of the UK's leading and professional organisations, facilitates your understanding of how the profession operates, as well as providing valuable contacts and work experience.

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Dance

How to apply

This course is closed for the 2023 academic cycle. Please contact the provider or view the 2024 courses.

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from across the world and accept a wide range of international qualifications. For more information please see

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree or equivalent relevant experience and IELTS 6.5 in all four areas for those for whom English is not the first language.

Assessment locations

In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.

Single specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
By recordingNo fee charged
In personNo fee charged

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
By recordingNot available at this location
In personNot available at this location

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Additional information

UK based applicants will be invited to attend a audition in London. Applicants living outside the UK are asked to upload an online portfolio of their work Further information can be found here:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
MA Dance Leadership and Community Practice Part-time at Trinity Laban - UCAS