Theatre & Performative Practices

University College Cork


Course Name Theatre & Performative Practices
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK112
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years or 4 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and another language.

Additional Requirement
All applicants are required to pass a special drama workshop/interview, help in April of the year of entry. This entrance exam will be marked out of 100 and these points will be added to the Leaving Cert points to make up a final score.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

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UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Number of Places Approx. Intake 23
Mature Entry Places 5
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Interview Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Be sure to complete any action well in advance of closing dates. You should av...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

The Department of Theatre is a pioneering centre for innovative education and research in performance theory and practice. Students learn from practicing artists and academics who are dedicated to a historical, interdisciplinary and cro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
CORE: DR1005 & DR1006 Performative Writing and Contexts I & II (5 credits each); DR1007 Theatre and Performative Practice (10 credits); DR1009 Performance in Culture (5 credits); DR1010 Cultures of Performance Practice (5 credits); DR...

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Careers or Further Progression

Graduates can move directly into careers as:

• actors/performers
• directors
• writers
• producers
• technicians
• teachers.

Career sectors include theatre, film, television communications, education and arts and cult...

Further Enquiries Contact Information
T: +353 (0)21 490 4229
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Points History
Year Points
2019 324 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 334 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 408 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)