Performing Arts

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Performing Arts
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M5151 AH02
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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Performing arts celebrate the array of possibilities within live and digital arts in a range of contexts. Live performances before an audience are a form of entertainment; and theatre, music, dance are present in all human cultures. ...

FET Code 5M5151 - Performing Arts
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M5151 QQI Level 5 Performing Arts.
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Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee €50.00
Administration Fee €50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fees for theatre performance attendance/ field trips
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
TV and Film Acting
Theatre Performance Skills
Theatre Studies
Performance Craft
Acting Skills & Techniques
Stage Management & Administration
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method How Will I Be Assessed?
You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Performing arts graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

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Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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