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Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

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.