Certificate in Drama Education (45 Credits)

Type

Postgraduate

Duration

1 Year Part-time

Validated by

QQI

Mode

Part-Time

Campus

Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level

8

Internationally recognised drama course geared towards unearthing the next batch of world-class drama teachers

Students on this programme take four modules from the Higher Diploma in Arts in Drama Education, allowing them to concentrate on acquiring specific teaching skills.

Why Study Drama Teaching at Griffith College?

The Certificate in Drama Teaching is available on a part-time basis by the LSMD and comprises of four modules from the Higher Diploma in Arts in Drama Education, Ireland’s only specialised certification in drama education qualifications. Students of the course will be required to participate in Teaching Practice and will benefit greatly from a faculty with over a century of experience in Music and Drama Teacher training.

  • Modules are certified under HETAC's Accumulation of Credits and Certification of Subjects Scheme (ACCS).
  • range of study options are available including part-time evening study, with the possibility to take the programme in three stages under the QQI ACCS scheme.
  • Access to performance oriented facilities, including a 600-seater concert hall and an impressively stocked drama library.
  • Access to fully equipped studios with the latest industry-standard music software for writing, recording, performing, editing, mixing and composing music.
  • Highly focused and experienced teachers, many of whom are active in the performance arena.

Course Highlights

  • Provides a pathway for the progression of drama students to teachers.
  • Can be utilised as a professional development programme to revitalise the practice of existing teachers.
  • Leaners are provided with a specific subset of drama teaching skills and knowledge with a view to progressing to a drama teaching qualification.
  • Fully accredited by QQI, making them internationally recognised accredited qualifications. The LSMD is the only institution in Ireland offering QQI validated specialised drama education qualifications.
  • Flexible schedule with part-time evening study, and day-time sessions (a mixture of Saturdays and Sundays), with the possibility to take the programme in two stages under the QQI ACCS scheme.
  • Access to performance oriented facilities, including a 600-seater concert hall and an impressively stocked drama library.

What our students say

I thoroughly enjoyed doing my H.Dip with the LSMD at Griffith College! It exposed me to a broad range of modules and was tailored to our individual strengths and needs. Since completing the course I have gone on to do a Masters and I teach piano & music theory.

Niall Kinsella
Diploma in Music Education

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