Sallynoggin College of Further EducationDrama and Acting Courses Dublin

Advanced Performing Arts

South Dublin City
Further Education and PLC

Course description

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Drama 6M3566. The overall aim of the Advanced Performing Arts programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence in the theory and practices underpinning the dramatic process and to engage with that process as a practitioner in a variety of drama related contexts.

Course Content

Engaging with Drama

Creating Drama

Communications for Theatre

Work experience in Theatre



Theatre Studies

Solo Acting Performance

Course Features and Facilities

Learners take part in solo and group performances throughout the year

Learners develop skills in drama process and drama workshop facilitation

Development of theatre production and theatre workshop skills

Visits to theatre productions and workshops facilitated by practitioners and performers working in the industry

Performing Arts space

Access to fully equipped IT suites and Library

Wifi and Moodle

Entry Requirements

Level 5 QQI award in Performing Arts or relevant experience

Audition and Interview

Mature applicants welcome

Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.

Employment Opportunities

Working with industry professionals provides a real opportunity for learners to access direct employment in:

  • Theatre
  • Film
  • TV
  • Arts Events Co-ordinator
  • Production
  • Director’s Assistant

Educational Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI level 6 award in Drama 6M3566

• UCC Theatre and Performative Practices Level 8 CK112

• UCC Film and Screen Media Level 8 CK105

• UL Performing Arts Level 8 LM026

• UL Arts with Music and Dance Level 8 LM002

• TU Dublin City Campus Drama Level 8 DT529

• Cork IT Theatre and Drama Studies Level 8 CR700

• IADT Film & Television Production Level 8 DL834

• IADT Arts Management Level 8 DL822

• IADT Design for Stage and Screen Level 8 DL831

• IADT Creative Music Production Level 8 DL838

Advanced Entry

Graduates of this QQI Level 6 course may also be considered for advanced entry to related degree programmes. Students may be eligible to progress to the second year of a course where they fulfil the college’s entry requirements.

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