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Choreography and Professional Practices (Taught)

University of Chichester

Degree level: Postgraduate

Course summary

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This course draws on expertise from a number of professionals within the dance industry and is delivered in close relationship with a national dance agency, South East Dance based close by, in Brighton. The degree incorporates opportunities for engaging in Continuing Professional Development opportunities such as workshops, career planning, master classes and residencies alongside the development of your own choreographic skills. It offers an introduction to research methods in the arts and to strategies for documenting live performance practice and promoting your work to wider audiences. It provides opportunities to pursue live performance practices as a choreographer and to consider how your work is situated in relation to the wider field of professional contemporary dance practice. It allows for you to develop your own artistic voice and to explore single discipline or interdisciplinary practice-based arts research projects involving choreography, performance, fine art, music, installation, and so forth – led by you and your interest in performance making. It is designed to cater both for students who wish to develop their dance-making skills in order to further their careers as reflective practitioners, and as a foundation programme for those hoping to pursue practical and/or theoretical research at M.Phil or Ph.D level.

Course details


Indicative modules: Choreographic Practices Artist as Producer Dissertation (practical and written components). Optional modules, choose 1 from: New Media and Performance Practices The Body in Site (distance learning module over the summer period) Technique for Performance Writing and Performance; Performing Politics

Assessment method

Learning is assessed using various methods chosen as the most appropriate for demonstrating achievement of the learning outcomes for each module. All modules are assessed by means of programme work in the form of practical choreography presentations, essays, reports, presentations, learning journals, portfolios, online tasks and group working.

Entry requirements

Degree: 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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13950 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Choreography and Professional Practices at University of Chichester - UCAS