Completion of the Higher Diploma in Theatre and Performative Practices from University College Cork effectively converts your degree to the equivalent of an honours degree with Theatre as the main subject. It is designed for non-theatre graduates who wish to upskill, gain an additional qualification in the area of Theatre & Performative Practices which will pave the way to further study at MA or PhD level.
The course is ideal for those who have acquired theatre-related skills in previous years, for example in a youth or community theatre setting, and now wish to build on that experience and advance it to professional levels with the potential for a career in the professional theatre or specific areas of applied theatre, including drama in education.
Graduates can move directly into careers as: actors/performers, directors, writers, producers, technicians, educators, practitioners in various fields of applied drama and theatre.
Career sectors include theatre, film, television communications, education and arts and cultural management.
- Theatre and Performative Practices
- Cultures of Voicing
- Cultures of Movement and Place
- Performance Technologies
- Applied Drama and Theatre
- Performative Writing
- Practical Internship Work Placement
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applications will be considered from graduates in any subject other than Drama and Theatre Studies.
- Applicants will normally have an honours primary degree at second class honours (2H2) or above.
- Applicants with significant professional-level drama and theatre experience will also be considered.
- Applicants will be asked to attend a workshop and/or interview with staff from Drama and Theatre Studies.
International16700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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