Master of Arts

Theatre and Performance

For candidates admitted under Rule (b)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Prescribed Unit for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
THEA501 Performance Preparation and Research 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following unit: 6-18 cps
ARTS501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12 to 24 credit points including at least 12 credit points of THEA units from the following units:
12-24 cps
COMM325 Television Studies 6  
COMM385 Australian Screens 6  
ENGL304 Reading Fantasy Literature 6  
OORA300 Aboriginal Resilience and the Arts 6  
THEA304 The Classic Play and Performance Now 6  
THEA307 The Actor's Craft 6  
THEA317 Australia on Stage 6  
THEA318 Minorities and Majorities in Australian Theatre 6  
THEA321 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
THEA330 The Role of the Director 6  
THEA333 Directing and Production 6  
THEA360 Pitches and Partners 6  
THEA390 Performance Studies in Context 6  
WRIT304 Writing Short Fiction 6  
And complete 24 credit points including at least 12 credit points of THEA units from the following units: 24 cps
COMM525 Television Studies 6  
COMM585 Australian Screens 6  
ENGL504 Reading Fantasy Literature 6  
ENGL541 Renaissance Matters 6  
ENGL542 Perspectives on Shakespeare 6  
ENGL590 Understanding Literary Theory 6  
THEA502 The Entrepreneurial Theatre Maker 6  
THEA503 Advanced Theatre Performance and Analysis 12  
THEA504 The Classic Play and Performance Now 6  
THEA560 Pitches and Partners 6  
THEA517 Australia on Stage 6  
THEA518 Minorities and Majorities in Australian Theatre 6  
THEA521 Scriptwriting for the Theatre 6  
WORK300 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
WRIT504 Writing Short Fiction 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 12 credit points at 500-level:
0-12 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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