Taught course

Dance Performance (Irish Traditional/Contemporary Dance)

Institution
University of Limerick · Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Primary degree with first or second-class honours or an approved equivalent qualification. An equivalent capability based on prior professional experience. An interview will be required in all classes as well as an audition where necessary. Candidates may be required to submit additional audio visual and/or written material

What to include with your application

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview

The MA in Dance Performance is a one-year, full-time postgraduate programme. It is unique in that it facilitates two independent streams of dance, Irish Traditional Dance and Contemporary Dance. Although independent, interactivity between these two dance genres is facilitated in the form of shared workshops, seminars and electives. The programme offers advanced tuition in both forms of dance and is designed to cater for the creative and artistic needs of contemporary and Irish traditional dancers. Objectives The programme provides a learning environment for advanced performance in either Irish Traditional Dance and Contemporary Dance; it explores aspects of repertoire and style within each of the two performance genres and it facilitates interactivity through the elective system with other related areas of study.

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 and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jenny Roche
Email
jenny.roche@ul.ie
Phone
+353 (0)61 213464