This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||144|
|Standard duration of study (years)||3 years FT, 6 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Clayton)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1144|
The Bachelor of Performing Arts is an in-depth program of study of how to make and interpret performance. The course is both practical and theoretical and there are numerous opportunities for students to participate in directed and devised productions and projects.
The program of study features a balance of practical, theoretical, critical and contextual studies, and provides students with a range of knowledge and skills relevant to careers as informed and independent theatre practitioners.
This course consists of a compulsory theatre major and performance major with additional studies chosen from a variety of arts disciplines or from disciplines offered by another faculty.
For the specific requirements of arts majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.
Students must complete:
(a.) a theatre major (48 points)
(b.) a performance major (48 points)
(c.) additional units to complete 144 points.
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year level.
No more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level.
In exceptional circumstances, students may obtain approval from the course coordinator to replace their theatre major with a major in music* or visual culture.
* A music performance major can only be undertaken within course 3774 Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Performing Arts.
Bachelor of Performing Arts