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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theatre and Drama Studies

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BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_GTHDR_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:March 2020
Department:MUSIC
Field of Study:Drama
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A broad understanding of Theatre & Drama in professional performance, production, community and educational contexts; and an in-depth knowledge of one, or a cognate set of these areas
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A knowledge base that enables them to enter the profession in one or more of the following specialisms: acting, musical theatre, theatre design, directing, script-writing, theatre technician, stage management, community artist, production administration, research
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Actor training to inform all theatre disciplines; performance practice; evaluation and criticism; textual analysis and creative interpretation; specialised theatrical design, construction and technical operating skills; facilitation and teaching skills
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to identify and apply an appropriate theatre skill to a wide range of professional and community occupations
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to achieve personal artistic, technical and vocational objectives; and to respond creatively to client and commercial requirements in the areas of theatre, media, education and community arts
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work both as an individual creative artist in a chosen theatre specialism, and to contribute to a multidisciplinary team; to devise, facilitate and lead appropriate projects in community, educational and professional theatrical contexts
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Awareness of the need for ongoing development and engagement within the art form; the ability to accept and deliver critical appraisal; the ability to grow through appropriate apprenticeships, placements, postgraduate training and professional engagements
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to evaluate and articulate the role of Theatre and its practitioners in society; the capacity to reflect and engage with other professionals in the field; understanding of the importance of an ethical and responsible practice with particular cognisance of health & safety requirements
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
DRAM6011 Theatre Lab 1
DRAM6013 Voice 1
DRAM6005 Performance Ensemble 1
DRAM6009 Theatre History & Text 1
DRAM6018 Theatre Technology 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM6006 Performance Ensemble 2
DRAM6010 Theatre History & Text 2
DRAM6016 Costume & Make-Up Design
DRAM6012 Theatre Lab 2
DRAM6017 Theatre Technology 2
DRAM6014 Voice 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7009 Theatre History & Text 3
DRAM7011 Theatre Lab 3
DRAM7013 Voice 3
DRAM7007 Performance Ensemble 3
DRAM7022 Stage Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7021 Acting in the Media 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM7005 Musical Theatre 1
DRAM7018 Sound Design
DRAM7019 Lighting Design
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7008 Performance Ensemble 4
DRAM7001 Applied Theatre
DRAM7012 Theatre Lab 4
DRAM7010 Theatre History & Text 4
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7018 Sound Design
DRAM7019 Lighting Design
DRAM7021 Acting in the Media 1
DRAM7006 Musical Theatre 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM7014 Voice 4
DRAM8052 Theatre Craft Internship
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM7020 Production Studies & Marketing
DRAM8016 Performance Ensemble 5
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8003 Advanced Sound Design
DRAM7021 Acting in the Media 1
DRAM8049 Actor Performance Prep 1
DRAM8031 Set Design and Props
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM8043 Voice and Movement 1
DRAM8004 Advanced Stage Lighting
DRAM8009 Directing 1
DRAM8008 Dance 1
DRAM8040 Theatre in the Community 1
DRAM8039 Scriptwriting 1
DRAM8047 Acting in the Media 2
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8036 TDS Work Placement
DRAM8017 Performance Ensemble 6
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8052 Theatre Craft Internship
DRAM8007 Theatre in the Community 2
DRAM8050 Dance 2
DRAM8003 Advanced Sound Design
DRAM8037 Scriptwriting 2
DRAM7021 Acting in the Media 1
DRAM8046 Actor Performance Platform 1
DRAM8051 Voice and Movement 2
DRAM8010 Directing 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM8047 Acting in the Media 2
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8022 Theatre Production Management
DRAM8019 Performance Ensemble 7
Elective
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8048 Dance 3
DRAM8003 Advanced Sound Design
DRAM8041 Actor Performance Prep 2
DRAM8044 Voice and Movement 3
DRAM8011 Dramatherapy 1
DRAM8004 Advanced Stage Lighting
DRAM8026 Self-Devised Theatre Project 1
DRAM8034 Theatre Thesis 1
DRAM8047 Acting in the Media 2
DRAM8039 Scriptwriting 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DRAM8025 Professional Portfolio
DRAM8020 Performance Ensemble 8
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DRAM8037 Scriptwriting 2
DRAM8052 Theatre Craft Internship
DRAM8042 Dance 4
DRAM8003 Advanced Sound Design
DRAM8045 Actor Performance Platform 2
DRAM8047 Acting in the Media 2
DRAM8002 Voice and Movement 4
DRAM8012 Dramatherapy 2
DRAM8035 Theatre Thesis 2
DRAM8004 Advanced Stage Lighting
DRAM8027 Self-Devised Theatre Project 2

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