During the Dance Studies programme of The University of Auckland students will grow as educators, performers, choreographers and researchers. Your award-winning teachers will help you develop confidence in leading others and working in teams.
We focus on contemporary, cultural and community dance, interacting with different dance forms and working with people of all ages and abilities. Regular teaching and performance opportunities give you the chance to apply what you’ve learned while building your professional networks. Dance Studies operates in a family-orientated environment where your individual talents and background are valued.
New Zealand’s professional dance industry requires articulate performers, choreographers, educators, production specialists and directors. Graduates confidently create their own businesses such as dance studios, dance companies and event management companies. Many also gain employment as dance teachers (at early childhood, primary and secondary level) or as production assistants in creative fields.
Jobs related to this programme
- Artistic director
- Arts administrator/manager
- Community dance practitioner
- Dance photographer/journalist
- Dance teacher (Primary school arts specialist)
- Dance teacher (Secondary school dance specialist)
- Professional choreographer
- Professional dancer
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- Dance Vocabulary
- Dance Education
- Kapa Haka
- Pacific Music and Dance
- Dance History and Contexts
- Contemporary Dance and Choreography
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media Theatre & Dance View 15 other Masters in Visual Arts in New Zealand
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
- General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.
- Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).
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International25248 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25248 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
National4849 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4849 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
- Domestic students: NZ$7,279.20 per year
- International students: NZ$37,895 per year
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.