Program Title

MA Writing for Theatre

Program Duration (Months)

12

Study Modes

Full Time

Country
Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

University College Dublin international admission is based on a variety of factors including the students' past academic records and grades, standardized test scores, etc. If an interview is required as part of the application, the university will be in touch with the applicant through a phone call or an online interview.

Application Requirements:

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcripts from all previous academic institutions attended
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Official English Proficiency Test Scores
  • 2 Letters of Academic reference/recommendation (wherever applicable)
  • Resume, CV or Portfolio (wherever applicable)
  • Letter of Acceptance issued by the University College Dublin
  • A current passport/travel document
  • 2 colored passport-sized photographs
  • Medical Insurance
  • Financial Support Statements
Program Description

Throughout its history, University College Dublin has been deeply involved in the progress of Irish literary affairs. Indeed, many of Ireland’s leading writers were educated at UCD including, James Joyce, Kate O’Brien, Flann O’Brien, Thomas Kinsella, Edna O’Brien, Frank McGuinness, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Neil Jordan, Roddy Doyle, Marina Carr, Joseph O’Connor, Emma Donoghue and Conor McPherson.

This MA caters to emerging playwrights who are determined to:

  • Enhance their creative and critical practices in a risk-conducive, collegial environment
  • Engage and be inspired by encounters with key theatre-makers and critical thinkers about performance and cultures
  • Benefit from expert feedback from staff and associate theatre professionals
  • Apply the insights and motivation engendered by experiencing a range of performances in Dublin and London.
  • Discover how best to tell the stories you believe in.

This Writing for Theatre MA offers you the opportunity to devote a considerable amount of time to write, evolve and reflect on your own creative practices, in the context of a supportive academic environment that is dedicated to the analysis, exploration and reflection on modern and contemporary theatre and performance.

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Program Level
Medium of Instruction

English

Location

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

IELTS Requirement

6

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