Professional Practice, Somatic Studies at Middlesex University - UCAS

Middlesex University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Professional Practice, Somatic Studies (Taught)

Course summary

This is a highly flexible online distance learning MA designed for movement practitioners whose professional practice is rooted in dance but also straddles other areas of movement enquiry. This course has been developed specially to allow you to continue working, integrating your professional practice and expertise with academic learning. Why study MA Professional Practice, Somatic Studies at Middlesex University? Building on the success of the MA Professional Practice, Dance Technique Pedagogy (the first programme of its kind in the country) this unique MA combines critical reflection and individual practice at one of the UK’s top Universities for dance practice and research. Course highlights

  • You’ll have the flexibility to shape your studies around work commitments so that you can pursue your ambitions with structured support from experienced practitioners.
  • Your practice is placed at the centre of your research investigation, making your findings applicable within the profession and of value to colleagues, employers and students.
  • You’ll be part of a vibrant online dance research culture, with access to influential and internationally respected work across the field
  • You’ll have the opportunity to make a claim for academic credits against prior formal and informal learning.
  • As a student you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.


Entry requirements

Must be a dance teacher or dance artist engaging in teaching practice


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in Listening & writing
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £65* Credit
England £65* Credit
Northern Ireland £65* Credit
Scotland £65* Credit
Wales £65* Credit
Channel Islands £65* Credit
International £65* Credit

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Professional Practice, Somatic Studies at Middlesex University - UCAS