Taught course

Classical String Performance

University of Limerick · Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Entry requirements

Primary degree in a suitable discipline with first or second class honours or an approved equivalent qualification (Primary degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland), or an equivalent capability based on prior professional experience. A performance audition, either in person or through audio or video recording, is required for all applicants. An interview will be required in all cases. Additional materials may be requested at the discretion of the course director.

Months of entry


Course content

The Programme offers advanced tuition in violin, viola, cello and double bass. A strong curricular emphasis on chamber ensemble training provides a programme design suited to student prospects world-wide. The programme is offered in association with the Irish Chamber Orchestra which is resident at the University.
Programme Content:
Semester 1 - Technique, Repertoire and Style 1, Ensemble elective module.
Semester 2 - Technique, Repertoire and Style 2, Ensemble 2, elective module. Final Presentation.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Ferenc Szucs