This course focuses on the study of somatic practices and somatically informed movement practices in a contemporary and historical context. It offers practitioners a means of validating and accrediting their prior experience and professional training and an opportunity to develop and deepen critical understanding of specific somatic practices and how to conduct somatically informed research. The programme will enable students to analyse, critique and articulate their somatic and/or movement practice in relation to current industry practices, protocols and conventions and situate their work within the U.K, European and North American field of somatics. It offers practitioners a means of validating and accrediting their prior experience and professional training and an opportunity to develop and deepen their critical understanding of specific somatic practices and how to conduct somatically informed research. In particular, the programme provides students with opportunities for developing an understanding of individual practice in relation to current trends, practices and opportunities within the wider fields of somatic and somatically informed movement practices.
Modules: somatically-informed research methodologies somatic practices dissertation.
An honours degree at 2:2 or higher in a related discipline. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of IELTS 6.5 (with no element less than 6.0) or equivalent. You will also be require to audition for this course.
English language requirements
|With no element lower than 5.5
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Fees and funding