University Of Sunderland
Campus: City Campus , Sunderland
Advanced Professional Practice (Dance)
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This MA is offered by North East dance organisation Dance City in partnership with the University of Sunderland. The course is delivered by Dance City at its Sunderland site based in The Fire Station Arts Centre, and is validated by the University of Sunderland.

The course is designed for those who want to further enhance and develop their skills and knowledge in the field of dance. It will help to develop your skills as a versatile practitioner able to work at the highest level in a constantly evolving industry. You will be taught by leading arts practitioners and educators.

The MA Advanced Professional Practice (Dance) is practice-based and industry focused and offers the opportunity to use your own work and connect it with your studies. This means your work may focus around a project you’re already working on.

Within this course the creative process is equally as important as the content. It will teach you how to be an effective, reflective, and advanced practitioner capable of highly original thinking within your professional practice.


  • Creative Dance Practice (30 credits)
  • Advance Facilitation (30 credits)
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Dance (30 credits)
  • Dance in Context (30 credits)
  • Advanced Research Project (60 credits)

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Overall of 360 in United Kingdom Scale .
You will develop advanced skills and an understanding about working at an advanced level as a professional dance artist or practitioner in a range of contexts such as health, education and community engagement. You will leave this course with the knowledge required to work at the highest level in the dance sector.

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Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.

UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

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Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.

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University Of Sunderland
City Campus
Edinburgh Building
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0191 515 3000
0191 515 3805

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