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DN520
Arts - Drama 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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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370

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The Drama Studies Programme is for students who are interested in learning about theatre and performance in theory and practice.

Drama Studies has a range of modules that bring together scholarly, creative, and practical “on-your-feet” tasks and assignments. Drama Studies educates students in the history and practices of theatre and performance, in current theoretical methods and approaches to research and analysis of theatre and performance, and in a wide range of generic, historical, national and international traditions.

Drama Studies can be studied as a Joint Major or Minor subject through DN520, or alongside selected additional subjects as part of DN530.

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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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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
5M5028 Applied Ecology
6M3566 Drama
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
6M3115 Information, Advice and Advocacy
6M5545 Cartoon Animation
6M5149 Broadcasting
6M5159 Film and Television Production
6M5130 Media Production
EPHOT 6M3732 Photography
APAPX 6M4029 Art
BMANX 6M4587 Management
BALBX 6M4985 Business
BAXXX 6M5013 Administration
BITSX 6M5014 International Contact Centre Service
6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
6M18534 Film and Television Production
DCXXX 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
6M2115 Supervisory Management for Manufacturing
AAAXX 6M3618 Arts Administration
EPADT 5M5152 Theatre Production
ETFPX 5M5158 Film and Television Production
5M5162 Media Engineering
EPATP 5M5163 Theatre Performance
5M5165 Trade Union Studies
6M0691 Software Development
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration
ECDXX 5M3050 Community Development
EETXX 5M3635 Education and Training
BLSXX 5M3789 Legal Studies
CASLT 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
ERPXX 5M4511 Radio Production
EYXXX 5M4732 Youth Work
DTXXX 5M5011 Tourism with Business
5M5048 Creative Media
5M2155 Creative Media
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
5 modules at Distinction Grade.

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There are a variety of options available for students who wish to pursue part of their studies abroad.

Drama Studies will develop your knowledge of theatre and performance, and hone and enhance your research and writing skills, through academic and practical study. A degree in Drama Studies will develop your presentation, teamwork, performance, and analytical skills, allowing you to pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Theatre (writer, director, actor, dramaturge, producer, theatre and cultural management)
  • Theatre Industry/Tourism (advertising, public relations)
  • Education (teaching, research, and educational drama)
  • Journalism and broadcasting



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