Credit points


Major available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

A Major is 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area.

This Major consist of:

30 cp of Specified Units

40 cp of 200-level Drama Units

10 cp of 300-level Drama Units

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PERF102Theatre Making: Essentials of Theatre Production10
PERF104Drama's Greatest Hits: Performing Drama History10
PERF319Theatre Production and Performance10

Part B : 200-level Drama Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PERF200Theatre for Young People10
PERF203Plays and Playhouses10
PERF205Devising Theatre: Performance and Production Methods10
PERF207Australian Drama: History, Performance and Perspectives10
PERF208On Stage: Body and Voice in Performance and Production10
PERF211Revolutionary Spirit: Staging Modern Politics10
PERF215On Screen: Movies, TV, Video Games10
PERF220All the World's a Stage: Critical Approaches to Global Drama10
PERF221The Director's Laboratory10
PERF222Staging the End of the World: Apocalypse, Conspiracy and Conflict10
HUMA250Ancient Greek History and Drama10200-level cross-credited unit

Part C : 300-level Drama Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PERF302Independent Drama Project: Research and Practice10
PERF318That Is the Question: Shakespeare and Renaissance Theatre10
PERF321Plays That Shook the World10
ENGL338Adaptation: From Page to Screen10300-level cross-credited electives
HUMA318The Literature and Drama of New York City10300-level cross-credited electives
HUMA332Arts and Humanities Special Project10300-level cross-credited electives. Restriction requirement for HUMA332. A quota applies to this unit. An application process applies for special projects on offer and academic merit will be considered. The student must have a GPA of at least 5.5 and be undertaking a major taught by the National School of Arts (not including Education Studies, Mathematics and Technology). Permission from the National Head of School is required prior to enrolling in this unit.

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