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Theatre degrees in Ireland

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Drama and Theatre Studies BA (Hons)

University College Cork (UCC) Ireland

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Contemporary & Applied Theatre Studies BA

Mary Immaculate College Ireland

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All Bachelors Degrees in Theatre

Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Theatre in Ireland

Study a Theatre degree in Ireland in 2024

Theatre as a degree focuses on the study and practice of the performing arts, encompassing various aspects of theatre production, acting, directing, stage management, and theatre history. It provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the theatrical arts and fosters creative expression and storytelling through live performances.

Studying Theatre nurtures creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. It provides a platform for self-expression and encourages students to engage with diverse narratives and perspectives. Graduates often find fulfilment in bringing stories to life, inspiring audiences, and contributing to the vibrant world of performing arts. A degree in Theatre opens doors to various opportunities in both the artistic and management aspects of the entertainment industry, allowing individuals to pursue their passion for theatre and contribute to the cultural richness of society.

Graduates of a degree in Theatre will have a diverse range of career options available to them within the entertainment industry and beyond. These include professional actors, directors, playwrights, stage managers, arts administrators, drama teachers, and theatre critics.

Your degree program will be delivered through a combination of practical workshops, lectures, and seminars, offering hands-on experience in all aspects of theatre production. Depending on your course, you may have the opportunity to participate in numerous stage productions, gaining valuable practical skills and building your portfolio. Modules you study could include:

  • Acting Techniques
  • Theater History and Dramatic Literature
  • Stagecraft and Set Design
  • Directing for the Stage
  • Playwriting and Dramaturgy

Study in Ireland

With a reputation for being one of the worlds friendliest countries, Ireland would be a great choice for an international student. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in Ireland, who are welcoming more and more international students into their communities each year. Several of the universities in Ireland are ranked in the QS World University rankings, which displays the country's ability to offer a top quality university education to students from all over the world.

See our detailed guide to studying in Ireland for international students.

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