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GY118
Arts (Drama, Theatre and Performance 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.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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The programme provides a unique opportunity to study drama, theatre and performance from a practical, theoretical and historical perspective.

You will explore all aspects of performance from theatre to film, story telling and new media.

Teaching on the programme will take a variety of forms, from lectures and seminars to practical workshops, performances and internships.  Emphasis on putting learning into practice, through seminars in acting, design and directing, through workshops with professional theatre companies, and through the option of internships with arts organisations and professional placements in Year Three.


Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUIG

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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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Graduates of this degree will have the ability to pursue careers in the performing arts, information technology, education, the public service, film and television media, heritage, tourism and business.

Graduates may also pursue further academic study in the area of drama, theatre and performance.



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