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This programme offered with 43 credits and the duration of the course is three (3) semesters minimum and eight (8) semesters maximum. Candidates will be able to understand and analyze advanced theory of dance, performing arts, dance music, dance notation, choreography and research in dance field.

Researcher; Lecturer; Choreographer; Dancer

A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in the related field*

* Note:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor's Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent.

  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.

English Language Requirement

International applicant must possess at least:

  • A band 5.5 for IELTS (Academic); or

  • A score of 550 for paper-based total, a score of 213 for computer-based total, or a score of 80 for internet-based total for TOEFL.

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while Semester II commences in February.

Application Deadline: May for Semester I intake and October for Semester II intake.

Tuition Fees: (Local) RM18,932.50; (International) RM37,840.00


  • The amount of fees is based on the average period of study (4 semesters for Master's Degree).

  • The University reserves the right to review the fees whenever necessary.

Last Updated: 04/12/2019