new course

BA (Hons) in Drama and Performance

Course Duration
1 Year
Course Level
Level 8

One great reason to consider this course

  • For students with a level 7 qualification , this will complete their undergraduate course of study giving them more employment opportunities and allowing them to progress to post-graduate level.

Course Summary

This one-year add-on honours Drama and Performance degree aims to facilitate the development of students’ academic, intellectual and personal development, to enable them to function as professionals within indigenous and international Arts organisations and pursue academic research interests in the field of Drama.

The course aims to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and competencies in the area of drama and theatre studies making them suitable for employment in careers as Creative Arts professionals who develop, lead and sustain the industry on a national and international basis.

Semester 1: (Mandatory)

  • Research Methods for Creative Media (year-long)
  • Performance Studies Theory and Practice (year-long)
  • Electives : Advanced Film Theory // American Drama // Irish Drama 1890-1990 // Directors in Perspective // The Politics of Drama

Semester 2: (Mandatory)

  • Research Methods for Creative Media (year-long)
  • Performance Studies Theory and Practice (year-long)
  • Entrepreneurship for Creative Industries
  • Electives : Fiction to Film // Contemporary Irish Drama // Theories of Reading, Reception and Audience // The Contemporary Irish Screen Landscape // Race, Identity and Performance

Students seeking graduate entry positions or who are considering pursuing post-graduate study. People with open and enquiring minds.

Mark Fearon (Programme Director)
Email: Mark.Fearon@dkit.ie

Course ID NEW
Course Type Add On
Study Mode Full-Time
Level 8
Duration 1 Year
School School of Informatics & Creative Arts
Department Creative Arts, Media and Music
Awarding Body DkIT
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How to Apply

Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form below and submit to:

Admissions Office

Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth

T: +353 (0)42 9370230

E: admissions@dkit.ie

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