Theatre & Performative Practices

University College Cork


Course Name Theatre & Performative Practices
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MATPP
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option can be taken over two years with course work completed in Year 1 (45 Credits) and thesis completed in Year 2 (45 Credits).
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,630; €3,380 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,380 (Year 2 Part-time) .

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

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Entry Requirements

Applications will be considered from graduates of Theatre, Drama and / or theatre-related disciplines. Applicants will normally have a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or above, and should be able...


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The MA in Theatre & Performative Practices is taught through a lively combination of studio-based training, critical seminars, internships, workshops with visiting theatre artists, critics and theorists, as well as engagement w...

Course Content

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The MA in Theatre & Performative Practices is designed to produce flexible, empowered theatre artists who want to rock the boat with innovative, cutting edge work. It provides a challenging and supported space for recent graduates and...

Subjects Taught

Expand+All students take 35 Core credits, 10 Elective credits, and a Final Project of 45 credits.

PART 1 (45 credits)
Core Modules (35 credits) These core credits form the central shared programme of critically rigorous and creatively adventurous thea...

Assessment Method Students on the MA in Theatre & Performative Practices are assessed through a combination of continual assessment of contribution and achievement in process as well as final performance, through critical reflections on process / performance, as well as critical writing about theory, history and context of theatre and performative practices. Their choice of final project dictates how they will be assessed, and are weighted variously between creative practice and critical writing.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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What can I do after I graduate with an MA in Theatre & Performative Practices?
After you graduate you will be qualified and work-ready for multiple aspects of the creative industries, both those specifically related ...

Further Enquiries Dr. Yvon Bonenfant
+353 21 4904359
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