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Performing Arts (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
Performing Arts (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo has the support of nationally- and internationally-acclaimed theatre and film practitioners as well as major locally-based arts organisations including the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, The Model Arts Centre and The Hawk’s Well Theatre.
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Overview

At Performing Arts (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo you are introduced to the theatre and film industries by participating in a 4-6 week work placement of your choice, for example, at the Abbey Theatre, Blue Raincoat Theatre Company Sligo, CBC television (The Tudors) as well as in theatre companies across Europe and the United States.

Careers

There is a steady demand for qualified practitioners in the theatre and film industries. Graduates will be qualified to work either as an actor or designer for theatre, film and TV, or alternatively in a range of areas across the performing arts and creative industries in Ireland and abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Irish Theatre 'Then and Now'
  • Global Shakespeares
  • Greek Theatre
  • Theatre Design
  • Theatre Design Studio Skills 
  • Digital Media for Performing Arts 2 (Design) 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 grade Ds at Ordinary Level and 2 Grade C3s at Higher Level. 
  • Leaving Certificate subjects must include English or Irish. 
  • Mathematics is not required for this course. We require a minimum of 140 points for all Level 8 courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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