UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected February 2022
University of Auckland
An introduction to postgraduate study in dance, helping you establish your research skills and professional portfolio.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Studies builds on undergraduate study and previous dance experience by delving deeper into dance practice and philosophy. You will gain practical, conceptual and theoretical skills in choreography, dance education, dance writing and community dance.
The programme is delivered through taught courses that encourage you to discover your chosen fields of research.
You will investigate choreographic practice, dance education practice and the role of dance in wellness contexts, dance and cultural diversity. You’ll explore issues, philosophies and practices in depth, and be introduced to the diverse methods and ethics of academic research. Award-winning teachers and researchers will guide your research and foster your individual interests and career.
Core courses: 90 points
Elective courses: 30 points
Where could this programme take you?
Postgraduate study boosts your potential to build a sustainable career in dance, academia and research, contributing to influential projects in dance and the wider arts community.
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