What will I learn?

Create your career in theatre and performance.

Designed and taught by theatre- and performance-makers, this program will build your skills through studies in acting, directing, devising, theatre history, leadership, script-writing, voice, and design. Upon graduation you will have the skills to work in theatre and performance or transfer your skills to a range of related professions.

In this program you will:

  • Engage in studies of acting, directing, devising, theatre history, leadership, script-writing, voice and design.
  • Build performance making skills.
  • Work alongside a professional theatre director in the creation of a theatrical production.
  • Undertake industry placements, and develop practical skills and valuable industry networks.
  • Hone your communication, problem solving, critical analysis, team work, time management, and leadership skills.

Career opportunities:

  • Stage manager
  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Educator

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Creative Industries

CRICOS

098459K

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,400.00 (US$ 17,642) per year
ESTIMATED TOTAL TUITION FEE: AUD $73,200
Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have One of the following: US High School Certificate + SAT scores, or SAT + AP scores, or ACT scores, or High School Diploma and AP. Students must have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; TOEFL: Internet-based: Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; CAE/CPE: Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR): 3 in all four skill areas; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC): Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2: Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3: Successful completion.

For international students

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of the Sunshine Coast offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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