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GY115
Arts with Performing Arts Studies

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This programme introduces students to dramatic literature, theatre history and practical theatre, including acting.

Delivery is practice-based, with much of the teaching done through workshops.  
Specialist subjects introduce students to all aspects of theatre, allowing you develop areas of particular interest, such as acting, playwriting, and theatre criticism. There is a strong emphasis on skills such as review writing, critical analysis and research.

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GY115 - Arts with Performing Arts Studies
NUI Galway

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GY115 - Arts with Performing Arts Studies
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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EPATP  5M5163  Theatre Performance

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Career possibilities exist in all areas of theatre, including production, set design, lighting, sound, costume design, theatre management, and managing technical equipment. Graduates are also found in the fields of education, business, tourism and heritage.

Students will benefit from strong links already forged with the theatre community. NUI Galway has a rich tradition in the arts: several former students have founded theatre companies locally, nationally and internationally.



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