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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Stand Up Comedian, Writer, Stage Director or Producer, working in Film and TV, Radio, Performing Arts, Podcasting, or on the internet, this course is for you.

The Comedy course is perfect for people wanting to work in the comedic side of the arts and entertainment industries. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working within many sectors of the industry including theatre, film, television, radio and podcasting.

Focusing on comedy performance, comedy writing, production, and entrepreneurship, you will gain the knowledge and skills to develop and manage a career in the entertainment industry. Students have the opportunity to create a comedy portfolio showcase, as well as partake in sought-after internships and gain hands-on experience. You will also work closely with students from other courses to foster a well-rounded understanding of the arts and entertainment industries.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

The Bachelor of Dramatic Arts (Comedy) is ideal for students wanting to work in the comedic side of the arts and entertainment industries.

The Bachelor degree can be completed in six trimesters (2 years) of full-time study or part-time equivalent.

THROUGHOUT THE DEGREE, YOU WILL

Develop an in-depth understanding of comedy creation, production and publicity

Create, produce and promote shows and live performances

Attend and perform stand-up and live shows

Gain knowledge and experience in performance and comedic arts

Get valuable insight into the entertainment industry from experienced teachers, and access career pathways through our industry partnerships and placements

Hear from and work with guest speakers and meet with agents throughout the course

Study on-campus with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

Complete your bachelor degree in two years instead of the standard three

Which department am I in?

School of Entertainment

CRICOS

104507H

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,63,705) per year
AUD $69,984 for the entire course (AUD $8,748 per trimester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,63,705) per year
AUD $69,984 for the entire course (AUD $8,748 per trimester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent (TOEFL or PTE equivalent can also be accepted).

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

Pathways options

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students