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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of English, Communications and Performance Studies
Campus(es)Clayton

Description

Theatre is a discipline that spans a wide range of research interests, characterised by an intersection of textual or theoretical enquiry with performance, as an exploratory activity, and/or a subject for documentation and analysis.

Units

Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)

Students complete 48 points at fourth-year level including a core unit and 24-point core dissertation, thesis or creative project, and one elective from the list below.

Core units

  • APG4421 Dramatic theory, criticism and research methods

plus one of the following options:

  • ATS4744 Drama and theatre studies research dissertation or ATS4745 Drama and theatre studies research dissertation Part 1 and ATS4746 Drama and theatre studies research  dissertation Part 2
  • ATS4747 Drama and theatre studies thesis/investigative project or ATS4748 Drama and theatre studies thesis/investigative project Part 1 and ATS4749 Drama and theatre studies thesis/investigative project Part 2
  • ATS4750 Drama and theatre studies creative project or ATS4751 Drama and theatre studies creative project Part 1 AND ATS4752 Drama and theatre studies creative project Part 2

Elective units

  • APG4268 Creating the new: Theatre and its experiments
  • APG4269 Rethinking theatre history
  • APG4423 Performance Investigation
  • an approved 12 point fourth year level unit from a related discipline with the approval of the course coordinator
Course coordinator

Dr Stuart Grant

Further courses

For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 3937 Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Research)
  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.