Study Options


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.

As a dance student at Creative Arts and Industries, you will be part of a thriving creative community of specialist academics, professional artists, international visitors and leading researchers in New Zealand's foremost dance studies programme.

Dance Studies also has a partnership with Beijing Dance Academy, China, offering a dual Masters in Community Dance and Dance Education programme. For more information, visit the dual masters web page.

Creative Arts and Industries offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in dance studies:


Doctoral study

The Dance Studies Programme offers an advanced research qualification in the form of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Please visit our Doctoral study in the Dance Studies Programme page to learn more about the types of study and available supervisors.