CQUniversity Australia

Bachelor of Theatre (Specialisation) - CG72

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 069479B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Theatre at CQUniversity has a carefully designed and performance-integrated structure that will enrich your learning experience. On completion, you will be a highly skilled and motivated creative performer that is ready for the workplace.

The Bachelor of Theatre at CQUniversity has a carefully designed and performance-integrated structure that will enrich your learning experience. Choose to major in Drama or Music Theatre to suit your area of interest and career goals.

Within a creative and supportive environment of performance-based training, you will have the opportunity to work in a number of full-scale productions in technical and creative roles.

On completion, you will be a highly skilled and motivated creative performer that is ready for the workplace.

You will develop a wide range of skills, all of which will be contextualised by studies in theatre history and theory.

During your education and training, you will develop advanced skills in problem solving and creative, self-regulated and critical thinking, as well as enhance your singing and voice, acting, dance and movement skills. In addition, you will explore imagination and performance techniques and styles and cover production-related areas, such as lighting, sound and stage management.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete 24 units. These include six core units and specialisation.

MAJOR OPTIONS

Drama

Completing a Drama major will provide you with extensive studies and training in the craft of acting and allow you to acquire skills in voice and movement.

Music Theatre

The Music Theatre major has a strong practical focus and offers you intensive technical training in singing, dancing and acting, which will equip you as a professionally acknowledged 'triple threat' performer.

Technical Theatre

A major in Technical Theatre may be suitable if you are keen to work in the creative and performing arts within a production capacity. You will develop skills in stagecraft, stage and production management, lighting, sound and technical direction.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

Completion of the Bachelor of Theatre will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as an:

  • Actor
  • Musical theatre performer
  • Performer
  • Director
  • Designer
  • Theatre technician
  • Theatre manager.

This course also provides excellent pathways for careers in education, creative industries and arts administration.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 28,320 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 14,160
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Mackay Ooralea Campus

151-171 Boundary Road
Mackay Queensland 4740
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent; or completion of an approved university foundation studies program.

English Requirements

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia