Drama & Performance Studies

University College Dublin


Course Name Drama & Performance Studies
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z014 Z106
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MA Drama & Performance Studies FT (Z014)

Rolling *

MA Drama & Performance Studies PT (Z106)

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* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MA Drama & Performance Studies (Z014) Full Time
EU fee per year - €7315
nonEU fee per year - €19900

MA Drama & Performance Studies (Z106) Part Time
EU fee per year - €4390
nonEU fee per year - €9950

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Entry Requirements

Expand+A BA Hons degree or a Bachelors in a cognate area (NFQ Level 8) with a 2.1 classification (Second Class Honours, Grade One) or equivalent* is normally required, or equivalent in professional theatre practice.
*equivalencies will vary depending on gr...

Course Content

Expand+MA Drama & Performance Studies
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MA in Drama and Performance Studies gives students the opportunity to analyse, explore, and reflect critically on contemporary theatre and performance. The programme eng...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Research and Analysis in Drama and Performance DRAM40010
Issues and Perspectives in Drama and Performance DRAM40030
Dissertation DRAM40100

Stage 1 - Option
The Body in Performance DRAM40020
Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance DRAM40060
Writing for the Theatre DRAM40370
Performance Research DRAM40410
Queer Frictions: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Literature & Culture ENG41860
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Many of our alumni work in a varitey of different sectors, including the theatre, media and cultural institutes, where a background in the humanities is particularly valued. Others graduates work in senior positions across a diverse range of industries including education, NGOs and the Arts, whilst some continue on to PhD research.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Stacy Grouden
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8604
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