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Dance Studies, the University of Auckland

DANZ Member
Education Provider

Move your body, move your thinking. We are an internationally-recognised centre for dance research and practice, with a focus on the arts and community development.

The Dance Studies Programme provides a world-class education in dance studies. Our teachers are nationally and internationally recognised choreographers, artists and academics, who are skilled in developing dance students to their full potential. Our research environment supports local and international work and plays a significant role in artistic, cultural, educational and community environments. We also have a partnership with Beijing Dance Academy, China, offering a dual Masters in Community Dance and Dance Education programme.

We offer the following undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in dance studies: Bachelor of Dance Studies (BDanceSt); Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) (BDanceSt(Hons)); Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Studies (PGDipDanceSt); Master of Dance Studies (MDanceSt); Master of Community Dance (MCommDance); and a Doctor of Philosophy in Dance (PhD).

Ralph Buck


+64 9 923 2529

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