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Drama & Performance Studies

The MA in Drama and Performance gives you the opportunity to analyse, explore, and reflect on modern and contemporary theatre and perforamance in theory and practice. It invites you to engage with current theoretical and practical philosophies of performance. There is also a specific playwriting pathway that requires you to take wriring for Theatre module and to pursue a creative playwriting project in lieu of a thesis.
• Reflects on theatre writing and performance
• Engages with current theoretical and practical philosophies of performance
• Academic and Professional Theatre staff of international standing.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelors in a cognate area with a minimum 2.1 or equivalent of a UCD GPA of 3.2 (NFQ Level 8 ) or equivalent, or equivalent in professional theatre practice. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

MA Drama & Performance Studies FT (Z014)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time

MA Drama & Performance Studies PT (Z106)
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Part Time

Number of credits

90

Careers or further progression

Careers
Many of our graduates have pursued careers in second and thrid level education. Some have established professional theatre companies. Others have pursued careers in a varitey of different sectors, including the theatre and associated media and cultural sectors.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Stacy Grouden
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8604

Subjects taught

Stage 1- Core
DRAM40010: Research and Analysis in Drama and Performance
DRAM40020: The Body in Performance
DRAM40030: Issues and Perspectives in Drama and Performance
DRAM40100: Dissertation

Stage 1 - Option
DRAM40060: Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance
DRAM40370: Writing for the Theatre
DRAM40410: Performance Research

Comment

MA Drama & Performance Studies
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Related Programmes
• MA Anglo-Irish Literature & Drama FT
• MA Creative Writing FT
• MA Directing for Theatre FT
• MA Film Studies FT
• MA Gender Sexuality & Culture FT

Application date

Deadline: Rolling*
* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September

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