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TR025
Drama and Theatre Studies

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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440#

2014 Points

440#

Change from 2013: 

-10

Points History:

2013 - ***450
2012 - ***510
2011 - ***455
2010 - ***500
2009 - ***505
2008 - ***485*
2007 - 470
2006 - 475***
2005 - 510***
2004 - 540***
2003 - 510***
2002 - 495***
2001 - 510***
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This is an academic course in theatre and film history, which provides training in critical and analytic skills, combined with more practical workshop-based topics in such areas as playwriting, design, directing, acting, movement, drama and the community, lighting and technical theatre, puppetry, and theatre management. A workshop assessment and interview are added to Leaving Certificate points score.


 
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TR025 - Drama and Theatre Studies
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TR025 - Drama and Theatre Studies
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

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Career possibilities in all areas of theatre, production, set design, lighting, sound, costume design, theatre management, technical equipment.



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