courses

3939

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; 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 course.

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This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleMA (Theatre Perf)
CRICOS code061310C
Standard duration of study (years)2 years FT, 4 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3939
Contact details

+61 3 9905 2277; ecps-enquiries@monash.edu; http://www.arts.monash.edu/ecps and http://www.arts.monash.edu/drama-theatre

Course coordinator

Dr Stuart Grant

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Minimum candidature is one year full-time or two years part-time.

Description

Candidates will be required to develop and present a live performance in a public venue, and later to submit a critical commentary. The performance will normally be in one of the fields of directing, theatre-making, dramatic writing, or theatre design. The performance will embody the results of the research investigation, which will investigate the contexts, theoretical influences, aesthetic elements and performance-making processes of the project. The critical commentary will be an explication and analysis of the performance research project and will address methodological and theoretical issues that arise during the research investigation.

Research component

100 per cent

Requirements

Candidates develop and present a live performance in a public venue, and submit a critical commentary. The performance will normally be 50-60 minutes and the commentary 10,000-15,000 words. The equivalent combined word total is 35,000-40,000 words.

Award(s)

Master of Arts (Theatre Performance)