In this course you’ll explore theatrical performance, production, and design and specialise in the areas of acting, production, lighting, stage management or design.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course you’ll explore theatrical performance, production, and design. You can specialise in acting, production, lighting, stage management or design.
You will work in The Nexus Theatre, an on-campus teaching and performing venue. This professional theatre space also hosts community musical, cultural and theatrical events, which could give you extra opportunities for work experience. You can create your own work under the guidance of mentors and academics or even gain valuable experience through an internship with the Black Swan State Theatre Company.
You can combine your Theatre and Drama degree with other majors to expand your skills, knowledge and career prospects. Recommended double majors include English and Creative Writing, Screen Production, Sound, Public Relations or Community Development.
When you graduate, you could pursue a career as a producer, director, actor, stage manager or scriptwriter. You could choose to work in the television and film industry, teach Drama or explore roles in the entertainment industry, events management or in the fields of social research, the humanities and/or the creative arts.
- Perth Campus (some units external)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theatre and Drama
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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A Working with Children Check will be required for some practical components.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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