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Graduate Programs in Dance and Dance Studies

How to Apply

Minimum Admission Requirements: 
Academic (GPA): A-

Language Proficiency:
(Paper-based: 600; Computer-based: 250; iBT: 100 )
IELTS (Overall Band Score: 7.5)
YELT (Band 1)

Recommendations: 3


  • Master’s degree in dance or a related field in the fine arts (such as music), the humanities (such as history or women’s studies) or the social sciences (such as anthropology)
  • Statement of interest
  • Two examples of scholarly writing
  • CV
  • Interview

Statement of Interest
In the statement of interest, applicants are asked to provide information on their past and current areas/topics of research, and to indicate their intended area(s) of research at the master’s or doctoral level. The statement also serves to introduce the applicant to the admissions committee. Applicants are encouraged to refer to prior educational/scholarly/professional experiences, and to reflect on how they have influenced their decision to pursue further studies.  Length: 300-500 words

Scholarly Writing
Applicants are requested to submit two pieces of scholarly writing. Thesis excerpts, articles, and papers submitted to graduate level courses are all acceptable. Length: minimum for each sample, 2000 words

Applicants are requested to submit a current CV, indicating prior academic, professional, and work experience, including teaching, administration, and other activities that are relevant to their academic and research interests



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