Bachelor of Creative Industries (Theatre and Performance) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Creative Industries (Theatre and Performance)

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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Create your career in theatre and performance.

Designed and taught by theatre- and performance-makers, this program will build your skills through studies in acting, directing, devising, theatre history, leadership, script-writing, voice, and design. Upon graduation you will have the skills to work in theatre and performance or transfer your skills to a range of related professions.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
CRICOS code
098459K
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study location QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011471
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR307
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288

In this program you will:

  • Engage in studies of acting, directing, devising, theatre history, leadership, script-writing, voice and design.
  • Build performance making skills.
  • Work alongside a professional theatre director in the creation of a theatrical production.
  • Undertake industry placements, and develop practical skills and valuable industry networks.
  • Hone your communication, problem solving, critical analysis, team work, time management, and leadership skills.
Career opportunities:
  • Stage manager
  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Educator

What will I study?

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