Festive Arts

University of Limerick


Course Name Festive Arts
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 82675 (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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
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Taught Programmes
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Research Programmes
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Duration 1 year full time MAFEARTFAD
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

Expand+Applicants should normally hold an honours undergraduate degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) and/or substantial experience of an appropriate arts practice, evidencing a record of achievement equivalent to a high honours de...

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Comment The MA Festive Arts offers a comprehensive programme of study embracing practical, scholarly and performance-based aspects of festival studies. Students will have the opportunity to apprentice with a festival towards the acquisition of skills related to festival coordination and design, as well as being introducing to methods for the study of festival, a survey of global festivity, and aspects of festival management.
Course Content

Expand+The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance has been Ireland’s premier centre for music and dance performance education since its foundation twenty years ago. In keeping with its cutting edge reputation, the Academy is pleased to announce its first pr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Autumn Semester
MD6131 Introduction to Local and Global Festivity
MD6021 Introduction to Fieldwork Techniques
MD6041 Introduction to Ritual Studies
MD6141 Research and Discovery for Festival Studies
MD6071 Writing and the Documentation of Arts P...

Number of Credits 90 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The programme will equip students with the ability to:
•Demonstrate an understanding of key themes and practices in the area of festive arts studies.
•Display skills which address the key requirements of festival coordination including artistic pro...

Further Enquiries Course Director
Dr Niamh NicGhabhann
Course Director, MA Festive Arts
IW1 - 032
The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
University of Limerick

Phone: 353 (0)61 202798
Email: niamh.nicghabhann@ul.ie
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