What will I learn?

Develop your creative, practical, critical and collaborative skills so that you may pursue an exciting career in the performing arts. You will have access to excellent physical spaces in which to develop your talent, including the Drama Centre, teaching and workshop spaces, the 425-seat Matthew Flinders Theatre, dance and voice training studios, a three-camera television studio, and a ‘black-box’ studio.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • Introduction to the craft of bringing a script to life on stage, including performance and production skills.
  • Commencing your critical understanding through study of the history of drama, and by reading significant scripts.
  • Study elective topics.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • Development of your performance and production skills, including voice, movement and performance techniques in both stage and screen contexts.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • Further development with opportunities to practise your craft in other contexts, including in the production of a television drama hour.
  • Study areas such as dramaturgy or song and dance.

Your career

Flinders graduates include award-winning actors, animators, directors, cinematographers, editors, producers and writers. Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries internationally.

Potential occupations include:

  • actor
  • director
  • performance artist
  • performing and community arts manager
  • performing arts and events coordinator.

Potential employers include:

  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • television stations
  • other media production companies.

Which department am I in?

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

CRICOS

048585G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,000.00 (US$ 19,650) per year
Start date

2 March 2020

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band, ACT minimum composite score of 21. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia