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Dance Science and Education PGDip

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Dance Dance Teaching / Training

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Programme description

If you are interested in the development of dance education, a comprehensive understanding of the science underpinning the art form is a must. This innovative programme - the only one of its kind in Scotland - offers just that, giving you the scientific theory and specialist skills that will inspire you to push the frontiers of dance and dance education.

Through a multi-disciplinary blend of theory and practice, you will learn to prepare dancers to improve performance, explore the physiological and developmental issues that relate to dance education and training and develop awareness of changing trends.

The programme is offered full or part-time, with Masters or Postgraduate Diploma routes.

Accreditation

If you choose the GTCS-accredited teaching pathway, this degree will enable you to apply for GTCS registration and teach in schools with a subject specialism of dance across 3-18 years.

Career opportunities

Whether you are a recent graduate or a mid-career professional, this programme will prepare you for further research, which can be channelled into an academic career or used to advance your performing, teaching or educational career. The transferable skills you gain, such as communication and project management, will also be valuable in enhancing any career options.

If you choose the GTCS-accredited Teaching Qualification (TQs) pathway, this degree will enable you to apply for GTCS registration and teach in schools with a subject specialism of dance across 3-18 years.

Recent graduate destinations include lecturing and teaching positions in Higher Education, teaching positions in schools, dance development officers for local authorities, research positions, further study at PhD level and physiotherapy programmes.

Different course options

Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 9 months | 14-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

9 months

Start date

14-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,535

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,235

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline. We may also consider your application if you have relevant employment or professional experience.

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