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THEATRE & PERFORMANCE STUDENTS IN PANOPTICON, DARK MOFO, 2017.

Explore the best of contemporary theatre practice with the flexibility to combine complementary subjects – such as English, Creativity and Health, History, or Tourism – from over 30 study areas.

BACHELOR OF ARTS
(Theatre and Performance)

ATAR 65+ or equivalent (more info)
3 years min 7 years max Launceston

Through critical and reflective engagement with performances, culture, history and theory, learn how to manage creative projects, lead collaborative processes, and develop other broadly transferable skills.

Develop practical technical and performance skills for the stage within wider artistic, social, political and environmental contexts.

Participate in acclaimed festivals like Dark Mofo, The Unconformity, Ten Days on the Island, or the Junction Arts Festival, as well as pursuing independent opportunities through a range of community and creative projects.

You’ll study at the Annexe; a dedicated, working theatre where students explore and develop foundational skills in Theatre and Performance through practice-based and collaborative learning.

Course Structure

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance major), you will need to successfully complete 24 units consisting of a Theatre and Performance major (eight units), one minor (four units), Degree Core Knowledge (four units), and Experience and Engagement (eight units).

Let’s pretend that you would like to study Theatre and Performance as your major, English as your minor, and use your Experience and Engagement units to explore additional subjects in English and Philosophy.

Here is how your Bachelor of Arts degree could be structured. For more specific information, including all units available and their delivery options, please view the Bachelor of Arts course page in the Course & Units Handbook.

Tailor-make your own Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance) course structure to suit your interests or situation. Talk to Arts Student Central in person on-campus, over the phone or via email.

Major
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
4 Advanced units
Minor
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
Degree Core Knowledge
2 degree electives
2 breadth units
Experience and Engagement
With careful planning, you can
use these 8 units to complete
a second major or minor
First Year 100 credit points of Introductory level units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Second Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 4
FPB2xx Performance Skills 2
Experience and Engagement Unit 4
FPB2xx Industry Placement
Third Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 5
FPB3xx Global Media and Cybertheatres
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 6
FPB3xx Experimental Production 1
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 7
FPB3xx Scenography and Design
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 8
FPB3xx Experimental Production 2

*You can apply for an exchange semester (or two) with one of our overseas partners to study units approved for credit into your degree.
 Find out more at Student Mobility | Outbound.

Let’s pretend that you would like to study Theatre and Performance as your major, Tourism as your minor, and use your Experience and Engagement units to explore design-related subjects.

Here is how your Bachelor of Arts degree could be structured. For more specific information, including all units available and their delivery options, please view the Bachelor of Arts course page in the Course & Units Handbook.

Tailor-make your own Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance) course structure to suit your interests or situation. Talk to Arts Student Central in person on-campus, over the phone or via email.

Major
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
4 Advanced units
Minor
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
Degree Core Knowledge
2 degree electives
2 breadth units
Experience and Engagement
Incorporating equivalent of 2nd minor in Object Design (KDA147/145/250/251)
First Year 100 credit points of Introductory level units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Second Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Third Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 5
FPB3xx Global Media and Cybertheatres
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 6
FPB3xx Experimental Production 1
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 7
FPB3xx Scenography and Design
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 8
FPB3xx Experimental Production 2
Experience and Engagement Unit 7
FSX309 Public Exposure

*You can apply for an exchange semester (or two) with one of our overseas partners to study units approved for credit into your degree.
 Find out more at Student Mobility | Outbound.

Let’s pretend that you would like to study Theatre and Performance as your major, Creative Arts & Health as your minor, and use your Experience and Engagement units to explore subjects about society, design and tourism.

Here is how your Bachelor of Arts degree could be structured. For more specific information, including all units available and their delivery options, please view the Bachelor of Arts course page in the Course & Units Handbook.

Tailor-make your own Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance) course structure to suit your interests or situation. Talk to Arts Student Central in person on-campus, over the phone or via email.

Major
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
4 Advanced units
Minor
2 Introductory units
2 Intermediate units
Degree Core Knowledge
2 degree electives
2 breadth units
Experience and Engagement
With careful planning, you can
use these 8 units to complete
a second major or minor
First Year 100 credit points of Introductory level units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Second Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 4
FPB2xx Performance Skills 2
Experience and Engagement Unit 4
HBA210 International Indigenous Tourism
Third Year* 100 credit points of units (8 units x 12.5 credit points)
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 5
FPB3xx Global Media and Cybertheatres
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 6
FPB3xx Experimental Production 1
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 7
FPB3xx Scenography and Design
Major | Theatre and Performance Unit 8
FPB3xx Experimental Production 2

*You can apply for an exchange semester (or two) with one of our overseas partners to study units approved for credit into your degree.
 Find out more at Student Mobility | Outbound.

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Equivalent Entry

The University if Tasmania recognises a variety of alternatives to the ATAR for assessing a student’s eligibility for a course, and their capacity to succeed.

If you are intending to study Theatre & Performance in the Bachelor of Arts, but have questions or concerns about your eligibility, please contact us to discuss your options.

Dr Jane Woollard
Head of Theatre, Lecturer
School of Creative Arts
+61 3 6324 4456
Jane.Woollard@utas.edu.au

Dr Asher Warren
Lecturer in Theatre
School of Creative Arts
+61 3 6324 4439
Asher.Warren@utas.edu.au