BA (Hons) (NFQ Level 8)
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Study English, Drama and Film if you want to become a critical and creative thinker. Refine your critical engagement with a wide variety of texts and cultures, in different genres and media, and across different historical locations. Consider in great depth the role of cultural representation across a diverse range of genres, forms and time periods. Choose this course if you are interested in the relationships between literature, drama and film.
You will study theories, histories, forms and genres of literature, drama, film and media culture from the medieval period to the contemporary moment. There is a wide range of modules available to you from across all three subject areas – English, Drama, and Film – allowing you to find and follow your own interests through the course. In addition, there are dedicated transdisciplinary modules which focus specifically on the intersections between film, literature, drama, and media texts and cultures. You will develop your critical skills via a range of teaching modes (lecture, tutorial, seminar, research supervision), through collaborative and peer learning, and independent, self-directed scholarship.
You will take a core module on Creativity & Creative Practice and choose from a range of modules including:
You will choose from a range of options that will enable you to broaden your horizons and enrich your academic experience:
We offer a number of Erasmus and Study abroad opportunities that include leading universities in: Frieburg, Paris, Turin, Verona, Amsterdam, Coimbra, Barcelona in Europe as well as Canada, USA and New Zealand.
Graduates work across a wide spectrum of areas such as journalism, broadcasting, cultural agencies and industries, research and administration, education, advertising and public relations.
Graduates are prepared for a wide range of MA, MPhil and PhD courses within the UCD School of English, Drama & Film.
See www.ucd.ie/englishdramafilm/study/postgraduate for more detail.
“Having always loved reading, performing, and watching films, when I read about this course and subsequently visited the UCD campus, I knew English, Drama & Film was for me. I was delighted. To sum it up, what I love most is the wide range of modules the course offers. You get to explore so many pieces of literature and genres of film, meet and listen to directors and screenwriters and read and watch some incredible performances. In doing the course, I have gained a new perspective and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to further educate themselves on various form of the arts.”
Ailís Cherry-Kinito, Student
UCD School of English, Drama & Film
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