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Drama and Performance Studies

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
7315 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Drama and Performance Studies at University College Dublin gives students the opportunity to analyse, explore, and reflect critically on contemporary theatre and performance.

Overview

The Drama and Performance Studies programme at University College Dublin engages with current theoretical and practical philosophies of performance, taught by a mix of academic staff and special guest contributors from professional fields. 

This programme is designed for students who like going to the theatre and are interested in learning skills to critically review and analyse such performances. The UCD School of English, Drama and Film offers unique insights to students. 

Career

  • Many of our alumni work in a varitey of different sectors, including the theatre, media and cultural institutes, where a background in the humanities is particularly valued. Others graduates work in senior positions across a diverse range of industries including education, NGOs and the Arts, whilst some continue on to PhD research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Body in Performance
  • Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance
  • Writing for the Theatre
  • Performance Research
  • Queer Frictions: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Literature & Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BA Hons degree or a Bachelors in a cognate area (NFQ Level 8) with a 2.1 classification (Second Class Honours, Grade One) or equivalent* is normally required, or equivalent in professional theatre practice.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7315 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - € 4390
  • nonEU fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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