The drama program develops your skills in contemporary drama practices and perspectives. It comprises a dynamic combination of acting theory and practice, performance styles and processes, theatre history, text studies, community theatre and technical studies. Final-year students are able to participate in performing arts (drama) internships.

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MJ-A000031 (major)

MN-A000031 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne)

Career outcome

You may find employment in community theatre, drama associations, drama education, film and television production, independent theatre companies and performing arts centres

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  • To complete a Major sequence in Drama select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Drama select any four (4) units from below, including a minimum of one (1) credit point at level one, and no more than one (1) credit point at level 3

Complete the following 2 units from level 1:

  • Improvisation in Drama and Performance ACP109
  • Acting Studio ACP103
  • Complete the following 4 units from level 2:

  • Dramatic Plot, Story, Character and Theme for Performance ACP207
  • Page to Stage: Major Performance Project ACP281
  • Adaptation and Solo Performance ACP206
  • Performance, Image, Site ACP205
  • Complete the following unit from level 3:

  • Out of the Ether: Devised Theatre ACP378 (2 credit points)
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