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    Bachelor of Theatre (Theatre Making)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

    University RankQS Ranking
    413

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Online

    Course Code

    103180A

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines19-Feb-2025
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 27,400  / year
    Next Intake 19-Feb-2025

    Bachelor of Theatre (Theatre Making)

    About

    • If you are an innovative, empathetic, and collaborative theatre practitioner, the Bachelor of Theatre (Theatre Making) will increase your competitive edge by teaching you how to make new dramatic works for entertainment, community-arts, education, health and the environmental agencies.
    • The Theatre Making major introduces you to the rigorous theory and practice in generating original work. Here, you will adapt theatre skills and processes for communities and educators, in order to deliver sustainable community-participatory creative arts projects.
    • In the final year of study, you will develop projects which provide authentic skills for a broad range of career pathways.

    Further study

    Upon successful completion of this degree, you can go on to study the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours).

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

    • English (Units 3 and 4, C)

    We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at Australian Year 12 high school level. Find out more about assumed knowledge.

    • Attend an audition and/or interview (see below for details).

    Note: It is a requirement that Queensland-based students hold a current positive notice indicating that they are deemed suitable for working with children and young people whilst studying the Bachelor of Theatre. Further information about the Blue Card or Exemption Card suitability process is available from the Blue Card Services.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Audition and interview information

    • You are required to present an audition as well as participate in a group workshop and interview process, and present a portfolio of previous achievements.
    • Applicants to Theatre Making major may opt to forgo presentation of an audition performance but must participate in a group workshop and interview process and present a portfolio of previous achievements. You should be prepared to discuss those achievements and experiences with the interview panel.

    Please also bring the following:

    • a passport-sized photo of yourself
    • a school exit statement or evidence of previous education standard achieved
    • a written statement (500 words) describing the most influential theatre or community arts related performance or event you have witnessed or participated in. Why was this event so important to you? How has it shaped your view and understanding of arts practice. What things did you learn from the experience? How does this event connect to your personal values and beliefs.

    Information on audition pieces will available closer to the annual audition rounds. Interviews and auditions will be held at UniSQ Springfield, UniSQ Ipswich and UniSQ Toowoomba in the last months of each year. If you're not able to audition/interview in person, you can arrange to present a video-based audition and/or a telephone interview.

    For registration and audition tips, please see our Auditions and interviews page. Please note that you will need to apply for your degree before registering to audition.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    Pathways

    If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

     

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • Our graduates work as award-winning playwrights and writers, nationally-acclaimed directors, celebrated comedians, speciality drama teachers, arts therapists actors; comedy sketch artists; community arts workers; Instagram and pod-cast artists; producers and production assistants; TV presenters; tour operators; videographers; youth arts workers and, with further qualifications, expert academics and drama teachers.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 27400
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 27400

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 27,400 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Theatre (Theatre Making)

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Toowoomba

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