Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Course type
1 year (full time) / 2 years (part time)
Organisation Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

MSc Dance Science

This research-focused programme allows you to study dance science within a world-renowned conservatoire. It focuses on applying research to dance practice across recreational, training, and professional settings. This programme is for anyone with prior dance experience who is interested in dance science, such as dancers, choreographers, scientists, teachers, lecturers and health practitioners.

Key Features

  • You will learn within a culture of high calibre conservatoire dancers, interacting with over 300 students committed to becoming professional dancers and choreographers. Cross-disciplinary study opportunities with students on other postgraduate programmes are also integral to the learning experience.
  • The programme examines the disciplines of physiology, biomechanics and psychology as applied to dance, and the intersection of these disciplines with embodied and somatic practices. There is a strong focus on research throughout the programme and an independent research-project culminates the programme experience.
  • Our team is internationally known in the field and work with professional companies and organisations around the world. Trinity Laban is a founding partner of the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science (NIDMS) and a supporter of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS).
  • Our in-house Screening Programme and departmental research projects give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working as a dance scientist while you study.
  • Our specialist facilities include a versatile testing laboratory with dedicated support staff, a specialist dance library and 12 dance studios.

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