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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

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Module Title Irish Theatre
Module Code EL304X
School 67
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Eugene McNulty
Semester 2: Eugene McNulty
Autumn: Eugene McNulty
Module TeachersEugene McNulty
Ellen Howley
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the development of a distinctly Irish drama
2. Perform comparative and close analyses of a range of plays and theatrical styles
3. Discuss the significance of theatre in cultural and political terms
4. Relate Irish drama to historical developments
5. Examine the role of drama in exploring key issues such as gender, class, globalisation, postcolonialism.
6. Develop an understanding of performance praxis

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
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