As a drama course graduate, you’ll be equipped with appropriate skills for the expanding arts and entertainment industries. You may find employment in:
- community theatre
- drama associations
- drama education
- film and television production
- performing arts centres
- theatre companies.
Undergraduate (your first degree)
An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.
Postgraduate (further study)
A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.
Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)
Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.
We offer master classes with industry experts, internships in professional companies and study opportunities at universities in the UK, the US and Europe.
Senior Lecturer in Drama
We have three purpose-built performance studios so you can produce public performances at a professional standard. You can explore stage design, lighting, sound, production, stage management, publicity and marketing.
If you’ve got an interesting idea or thought on contemporary drama, consider doing a higher degree by research with us.
Recent Deakin research
Equal to life: empowerment through drama and research in a drama group for people with disabilities
Jo Raphael considers constraints experienced by people with disabilities and explores the ways that experiences in drama and theatre can be particularly empowering for them.
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Drama at Deakin
Immerse yourself in our dynamic practical and industry-focused drama course, and start living your creative life.
Louise Morris talks about her research project in drama performance, which looks at landscape theatre and immersive site-based performance.
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