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Performing Arts (Theatre Design), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Sligo, Ireland
With design skills classes, masterclasses from industry professionals, workshops and performances in our Black Box Theatre, this Performing Arts (Theatre Design) course from Institute of Technology Sligo will equip you to make a start as a designer in theatre, film or television.
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This Performing Arts (Theatre Design) course from Institute of Technology Sligo prepares graduates for work in the expanding stage and screen industries. 

The emphasis is on developing imagination, creativity and visual awareness along with interpretive and collaborative skills. Specific disciplines include film, TV, dance, performance art and music video. You will collaborate with professional directors, prepare a portfolio of work and exhibit in the graduation exhibition.

Graduates with Performing Arts (Theatre Design) from Institute of Technology Sligo will develop skills in:

  • spatial awareness, visual research, text and character analysis, model-making, costume design, technical drawing and performance design. 
  • performance design disciplines, including visual research and awareness; text and character analysis; spatial exploration; costume design and model-making; technical drawing and digital imaging for stage and film. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature: The Critical Voice
  • Voice and Movement 
  • Greek Theatre
  • Experimental Literature, Drama and Writing
  • Facilitation and Drama
  • Modernism in Drama and Literature
  • Digital Media for Performing Arts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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