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Honours - 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

The Honours program in Theatre and Performance gives students the opportunity to pursue higher-level investigations of theatre and performance. Alongside an exciting and challenging program of coursework units, students undertake group and/or individual research projects in areas including dramatic theory, performance practices, theatre histories and performance writing. Throughout the program, students advance their knowledge of performance theory and culture whilst extending their skills in research, analysis and communication.

Units

Students complete 48 points at fourth-year level including: a dissertation, thesis or creative project; a compulsory research and methodologies coursework unit; and one elective coursework unit.

The coursework units and the thesis topic are chosen in consultation with the Theatre and Performance Honours coordinator; contact details at http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/current/honours.

Dissertation, thesis and creative project

Students complete one of the following options:

  • ATS4744 Drama and theatre studies research dissertation
  • 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
  • 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
  • ATS4751 Drama and theatre studies creative project part 1 and ATS4752 Drama and theatre studies creative project part 2

Coursework units

Students complete the following units.

Compulsory unit

  • ATS4002 Honours research methods seminar

Elective units

One of:

  • ATS4269 Rethinking theatre history
  • a maximum of 12 points at fourth-year level from another discipline and/or institution with the permission of the drama and theatre studies honours coordinator.

Contact details

Relevant courses

  • 0003 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts
  • 0082 Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 2766 Honours degree of Bachelor of Performing Arts