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Arts with Performing Arts 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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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Four subjects (including your specialism e.g. Theatre and Performance) are taken in First Arts. In the second year two of the subjects chosen at First Arts plus your specialism are studied.In third year the student will pursue a full year of study relating to their chosen specialism. In the fourth year students complete their studies in their two Degree subjects

Specialist subject introduces students to all aspects of theatre, allowing you develop areas of particular interest, such as acting, playwriting, and theatre criticism. There is a strong emphasis on skills such as review writing, critical analysis and research.

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From College Website...
GY115 - Arts with Performing Arts Studies
NUI Galway

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GY115 - Arts with Performing Arts Studies
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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  5M5163  Theatre Performance

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

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