University of Limerick


Course Name Ethnochoreology
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 19578 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
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Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
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Duration 1 year Full Time MAETCHTFAD
Course Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
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Application Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
Entry Requirements

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A primary degree in a suitable discipline with first or second class honours or an approved professional qualification (Primary degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland).
An interview will be required in all...

Interview Yes
Portfolio Candidates may be required to submit additional audio visual & / or written material.
Course Content

Expand+The MA in Ethnochoreology considers dance in its cultural context. The aim of the course is to provide a thorough grounding in the theory of, and methods in, ethnochoreology and to consider dance within its academic framework. It provides an invalua...

Subjects Taught

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DA5001 Ethnochoreology: History and Theory
MD6021 Introduction to Fieldwork Techniques
DA6021 Dance Ethnography
MD6031 Media Technologies for Performing Arts and Arts Research
MD6041 Introduction to Ritual Studies


Careers or Further Progression Career areas:
The programme is particularly beneficial for students wishing to pursue careers in the following: dance research, performance studies, media studies, dance education, arts development, heritage and tourism, and humanitarian and cultural organisations.
Further Enquiries Dr Catherine Foley, Course Director
The Irish World Academy of Music & Dance
Tel: 061 202 922
Fax: 061 202 589
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