The Saw Doctors performing at Cambridge Folk Festival.
Photo © Bryan Legard
Taryn Richards of the Juniper Chamber Orchestra playing the flute.
Photo © DeaAKAGossamer
Lip Service Theatre Company (Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding) performing Horror for Wimps.
Photo © Doug Currie
Dancer at the World Performing Arts Festival 2006.
Photo © Waheed Khalid
Photo © Catherine Loh
Study Performing Arts Medicine at University College London.
Do you work with elite or recreational dancers, musicians or vocalists and want to:
- Learn more about performing arts injury management and prevention?
- Discover the links between health, performance and physical activity?
- Understand the pharmacology relevant to performing artists?
- Become familiar with the psychology of performance and current management strategies?
The Performing Arts Medicine MSc at UCL is a new, unique programme providing specialised training to people from a range of clinical and performance science backgrounds in how to treat the specific health needs of this very special subset, encompassing instrumental musicians, singers, dancers, actors and variety artists.
Why Study this Programme at UCL?
- No other UK based MSc programme currently brings together all elements of Performance Arts Medicine.
- UCL is the EU university most cited by health researchers, demonstrating its position as a global leader in medical research and teaching (Thomson Scientific Citation Index).
- Gain key insights into developing rehabilitation strategies and pain management programmes through:
- An emphasis on clinical content.
- Practical assessment of performers’ conditions.
- In-depth sessions at numerous specialist clinics.
- Understanding the aetiology and multi-factorial elements.
- The programme is taught by internationally renowned experts from UCL in conjunction with:
- The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine.
- The Royal College of Music.
- Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Further Information and UCL Applications: