Master in Dance Interpretation

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Price: From € 12,884 / year

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The mastery is unique in that it facilitates two independent streams of dance, Irish traditional dance and contemporary dance. Although independent, the interactivity between these two dance genres is facilitated in the form of shared workshops, seminars, and electives. The program offers advanced classes in both dance forms and is designed to meet the creative and artistic needs of contemporary and traditional Irish dancers.

Program description

The Master of Dance Performance is a one-year, full-time graduate program. It is unique in that it facilitates two independent streams of dance, Irish traditional dance and contemporary dance. Although independent, the interactivity between these two dance genres is facilitated in the form of shared workshops, seminars, and electives. The program offers advanced classes in both dance forms and is designed to meet the creative and artistic needs of contemporary and traditional Irish dancers.

The program provides a learning environment for advanced performance in Irish Traditional Dance and Contemporary Dance; explores aspects of repertoire and style within each of the two genres of performance and facilitates interactivity through the elective system with other related areas of study.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • Incorporation of Irish dance practices 1
  • Dance practice 1
  • Media technologies for the performing arts and artistic research
  • Writing and documentation of artistic practice 1
  • Introduction to somatics 1

Options: Students can choose an option from the list below

  • Professional Development for the Performing Arts
  • Interdisciplinary improvisation
  • Colloquium 1
  • Independent study 1
  • Introduction to fieldwork techniques

Semester 2

  • Embodying Irish dance practice 2
  • Dance practice 2
  • Choreography for camera
  • Writing and documentation of artistic practice 2
  • Critical contexts for the management of the arts and cultural policy

Options: Students can choose an option from the list below

  • Introduction to somatics 2
  • Colloquium 2
  • Independent Study 2
  • Enlargement through activism of consciousness and the arts

Semester 3

  • Final presentation

Semester 1

  • Contemporary dance techniques for performance 1
  • Practice: Dance repertoire 1
  • Media technologies for the performing arts and artistic research
  • Introduction to somatics 1
  • Writing and documentation of artistic practice 1

Options: Students can choose an option from the list below

  • Colloquium 1
  • Professional Development for the Performing Arts
  • Interdisciplinary improvisation
  • Introduction to fieldwork techniques
  • Enlargement through awareness, activism and the arts
  • Independent study 1

Semester 2

  • Embodying Irish dance practice 2
  • Dance practice 2
  • Choreography for camera
  • Writing and documentation of artistic practice 2
  • Critical contexts for the management of the arts and cultural policy

Policy Options: Students can choose an option from the list below

  • Introduction to somatics 2
  • Colloquium 2
  • Independent Study 2
  • Enlargement through activism of consciousness and the arts

Semester 3

  • Final presentation

Admission requirements

A primary degree with first or second class honors or equivalent qualification (Primary degree: Level 8 – National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). An equivalent ability based on prior professional experience.

An interview will be required in all cases, as well as an audition when necessary. Candidates may be required to submit additional written and / or audiovisual material.

What to include with your request

  • Transcripts and qualification certificates
  • English language rating 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)

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of having successfully completed a degree qualification taught through English or meet one of the criteria below (no more than two years before application):

Acceptable English language qualifications include the following:

  • Enrollment exams in European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is reached < / li>
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English – Ordinary level Grade D or higher
  • TOEFL – 580 (on paper) or 90 (on the Internet)
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any component.
  • Test of English for Academic Purposes and English (ETAPP) – Grade C1
  • GCE level English language ‘O’ / GCSE English language – Grade C or higher </ li >
  • Cambridge Assessment English – Certificate of Proficiency in English – Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B < / li>
  • GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegate for Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1- 6 / School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

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