Master Dance - Máster en Danza
This is a unique, visionary and pioneering programme offering professional training in Dance & Somatic Movement Education. On the cutting edge of contemporary international practice, exploring the creative skills required to use movement with sensitivity, imagination and individuality, the course focuses on community facilitation. It offers the opportunity to study individual and group improvisation, kinaesthetic awareness and applied somatics philosophy to dance and movement studies. All sessions are taught in the spirit of self-discovery, non-judgement and reflection. The course develops somatic awareness with a focus on spontaneity, intuition and connection to others.
The MA Dance & Somatic Well-being course is taught on campus in Preston and has another section of the course taught in New York City, in the USA. Each section of the MA course covers the same course module content, and each course has unique dates, fee structure, and application process.
All students applying for a place on this course based at the Preston campus will need to undergo a DBS check.
International applicants are required to have achieved an IELTS of 6.5 or above.
Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.
NYC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Students would be expected to have achieved a good lower second in a related area of practical study at BA (Hons) level. In exceptional circumstances and after audition/ interview, a place may be offered if it is felt that a candidate can evidence examples of meeting those learning outcomes through experiential learning. As this course is at postgraduate level of study, the interview panel must be convinced that the successful candidates are capable of engaging appropriately both physically and intellectually. Applications from people from a wide range of vocational backgrounds and subject specialists are welcome.
Presence and reflection
Movement, connection and support
Movement, ground and bones
Movement and fluidity
Research 1: Contexts and histories
Embodied spirituality and the sacred dimensions of practice
Somatic movement education and co-creation with clients
Research 2: Methods and design