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The MA in Drama and Performance Studies gives students the opportunity to analyse, explore, and reflect critically on contemporary theatre and performance. The programme 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. through its deep involvement in the progress of Irish literary affairs. Many of Ireland’s leading writers were educated at UCD including: James Joyce, Edna O’Brien and Roddy Doyle.

  • Reflects on theatre writing and performance
  • Engages with current theoretical and practical philosophies of performance
  • Academic and Professional Theatre staff of international standing

Careers & Employability

Many of our alumni work in a variety 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.

Vision and Values Statement

The MA in Drama and Performance Studies is aimed at graduates whose wish to work in theatre, the cultural sector, media, education and /or research, and attracts those who are passionate about analysing, exploring, and reflecting deeply on modern and contemporary theatre and performance within their broad cultural, societal, and political contexts. By exploring the various complex interfaces between creative and critical practices, this programme will add greater depth, knowledge and value to the existing skills sets of our students.

Our programme’s unique and purposeful learning environments comprise seminars, laboratory sessions, master classes, research seminars, international field trips, work placements and supervised research. Students and their lecturer/tutors work together in a spirit of mutual inquiry, reflection, experiment, discussion and debate. Dedicated onsite facilities allow students the opportunities to engage in practice as research and present findings/presentations in studio settings.

As our pedagogic ethos emphasizes the hybridity and complementarity of theory and practice, the palette of assessment strategies is purposefully broad, testing and rewarding. Assessments include essays, class presentations, theatre reviews, performance analysis, practice-based studio presentations, portfolios, guided independent research practice / production, reflective journals, playwriting/dramaturgical exercises, as well as minor thesis/ practice-as-research projects.

The final dissertation comprising a minor thesis or thesis project, is where innovative methodologies, creative propositions and analytic originality are guided and supported by experienced academic staff /supervisors. Core values, such as independence, creativity, collaboration, critical reflection, cultural engagement, invariably play to the strengths and inclinations of our student cohort. Such a stakeholder sensibility generates commitments to the flourishing, empowerment, constructive challenging, and enrichment of yourself and other citizens.

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UCD College of Arts and Humanities

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Ngày bắt đầu

Dự kiến Tháng Chín 2020

Địa điểm

UCD College of Arts and Humanities

Room A108,

Newman Building,

BELFIELD,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

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Dành cho sinh viên đến từ Việt Nam

The normal requirement for entry to a taught Master’s Degree programme is a second class honours degree in a relevant subject. However intending applicants should check the individual requirements listed on the School website, since some degrees may require a higher standard for entry. For applicants who do not have the required minimal entry standard, a year-long qualifying course may be available. In this case relevant work experience may be a requirement. UCD recognise the appropriate minimum score in the following recognised English Language Examinations: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) administered by Princeton University: A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +. In the computer based TOEFL, a minimum score of 250 is required. A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based based TOEFL (iBT).

Dành cho sinh viên quốc tế

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.

*equivalencies will vary depending on grade scale of award presented but will generally require a grade average of B or a GPA no less than 3.08.


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.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) administered by Princeton University

  • A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +.
  • A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (iBT) with a score of at least 20 in each section

Cambridge Examinations: English language examinations administered by the University of Cambridge: 180+ on Cambridge English scale (with no less than 175 in each skill and use of English).

Pearson English Language Text: Minimum of 63 and at least 59 for each item of both skills profiles.

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