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

Expand+Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and another language.

Additional requirements: All applicants are required to pass an Entrance Test and will be called for this ...

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

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
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

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Be sure to complete any action well in advan...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Department of Theatre is a dynamic centre for creativity, diversity and intellectual growth, and one of the leading drama departments in Ireland.

The department forms part of the School of Music and Theatre and is committed to ...

Subjects Taught


Year 1 Modules:
There are four possible pathways:

Theatre and Performative Practices (Single Subject)
Theatre and Performative Practices (Joint Subject)
Theatre and Performative Practices (International)
Theatre and Performative Pra...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information

UCC has a long and established theatre tradition. Associated with this tradition are the outstanding achievements of, for example:

Fiona Shaw (actor)
Cillian Murphy (actor)
Graham Norton (TV presenter/actor)

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Fionn Woodhouse
+353 (0)21 490 4229
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 371 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 330 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 324 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)