MA Creative Practice: Transdisciplinary at Trinity Laban - UCAS

Trinity Laban

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

MA Creative Practice: Transdisciplinary (Taught)

Course summary

The MA/MFA Creative Practice: Transdisciplinary offers a unique opportunity to place your interdisciplinary practice in transformative dialogue with leading dance and movement practitioners. The programme is designed to provide a flexible and bespoke programme of study, enabling you to choose from a range of modules delivered by Trinity Laban. MA/MFA Creative Practice supports both emergent and professional (dance) artists in the further development of their practice. Key Features

  • Flexible curriculum lets you develop existing specialisms and pursue new skills, such as performance making, embodied writing or film making.
  • Choreological Practice will provide a framework and terminology for investigation and analysis of human movement.
  • Practical investigations aim to enhance observation skills and develop movement literacy.
  • The Transdisciplinary pathway offers a bespoke and supported space to challenge your assumptions, bring clarity, and articulate your values and priorities as an artist and creative practitioner.
  • An interdisciplinary approach allows development and articulation of your individual research activity.

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

Applicants are expected to have an appropriate first degree (or an equivalent qualification) or 5 years’ professional experience in a relevant discipline. Applicants without formal qualification are subject to the Institution’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

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
OnlineNo fee charged

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
OnlineNo fee charged

*Fee not collected by UCAS

Additional information

If your practice is in dance/dance theatre you should upload or provide an online link to choreographed work that you have created. It should be between 12 -15 minutes in length, and include: an excerpt of a solo; an excerpt of a group work; an excerpt of a rehearsal, workshop or class in which you are an active participant. You should also include: a comment on the material presented, and on the process for its creation/devising/realization; and a comment on some of the artistic problems you encountered, and how you went about solving them. If your practice is in an other art form You should upload or provide an online link to: material evidence of your dance/movement ability; and substantial evidence of current artistic practice (such as design portfolio, scripts, evidence of theatre direction, acting involvement, etc.). The visual material must be accompanied by explanatory notes that set the context of the material.

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 Creative Practice: Transdisciplinary at Trinity Laban - UCAS