Roehampton University

University of Roehampton

Ballet Studies


Senate House, Roehampton Lane

Roehampton Lane

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Postgraduate Diploma, Master in Ballet Studies, subject to doctoral application

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Why study a Ballet Masters here? We are still the only institution to offer a postgraduate academic programme in the UK, or USA, that makes ballet the specific focus of study. We consistently gain high recommendation from QAA as well as having an international reputation. Who is the course aimed at? It will appeal to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and interests; students who have been professional dancers and choreographers and those from a more traditional undergraduate background. General programme information The programme offers a rigorous, questioning approach to ballet study, and a mixture of theoretical and practical work in both teaching and modes of assessment. Aims develop students’ understanding of ballet within a broad cultural and artistic context develop a raised standard of scholarly thinking in ballet develop critical understanding of ballet as an art form through an interdisciplinary framework develop a critical awareness of ballet from the perspectives of performer, choreographer and observer/reader develop an understanding of ballet from the generally recognized beginning of the form in the late sixteenth century to the present develop students’ understanding of international perspectives develop understanding through a mixture of studio work and traditional class-based study, thus allowing alternative modes of assessment develop students’ understanding and skills in the use of research methods appropriate to ballet.



Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 9360 USD

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