Taught course

Drama & Theatre Studies

University College Cork · Department of Drama and Theatre

Entry requirements

Candidates must have a Second Class Honours, Grade 2 BA Degree, or equivalent, along with evidence of an established commitment to the field of Drama and Theatre Studies. Applicants with significant professional-level drama and theatre experience will also be considered. All applicants will be required to attend a workshop and/or interview with representatives of the Board of Drama and Theatre Studies and may be required to pass a qualifying test.

Months of entry


Course content

This offers students an intense and rigorous advanced training through seminar and studio work, productions and individual research projects. The newly re-configured programme, gives postgraduate students an opportunity to specialise in either applied theatre and drama, theatre practice, or text and dramaturgy.The MA is run by the Board of Drama and Theatre Studies at UCC, and draws on staff from Drama and Theatre Studies, Education, English, French, German, Italian, Music and Spanish. There is a lively context of debate around theatre and performance at The Granary Theatre.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. Ger Fitzgibbon
00 353 21 4902591