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Bachelor of Theatre (Specialisation) - CG72

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. To gain entry into this course you will be required to audition, please see course details for more information.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

24/144

DURATION

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Mackay

RECOMMENDED STUDY

No recommended study required

CRICOS

069479B

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.

To gain entry to this course you will be required to audition.

Core Units 6 Major Units 18
Electives None Minor Units None

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Mackay
Term 2 - 2021Mackay
MajorsUnitsDescription
Drama 18
Music Theatre18
Technical Theatre18

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.

No information available at this time.
This course has no residential schools.

Student Profile
If you would like to read about the student profile for this course view our Course and Entry Score Profile for Term 1 2020.

Institute Profile
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1 2020 view our Institute Profile.

IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

Audition and interview


Security Requirements

Nil.

Health Requirements

You will need to meet the inherent requirements for this course.


Assumed Knowledge

Students are encouraged to study performing arts units during their senior school years. Private tuition in performing arts is also encouraged. Entry to this course is by audition and interview. Students should follow the audition requirements for this course as outlined on the CQUniversity website.

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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At CQUniversity, we are committed to making education accessible to everyone and offer highly competitive fees.

Refer to our International courses and fees 2020.
Refer to our International courses and fees 2021.

For additional information, refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

QueenslandONL: 860975; MKY: 860971


If you apply via a Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) listed under 'How to Apply', please use the relevant TAC code listed above to complete your application.

OUR REPUTATION
CQUniversity is ranked in the top three Australian unis for learner engagement in the undergraduate creative arts field. Students in these courses also enjoy studying at a uni ranked in the top 10 nationally for learning resources, teaching quality, student support and overall experience, according to The Good Universities Guide 2021.

YOUR COURSE
If you are passionate about performing on stage or would prefer to work behind the scenes, the Bachelor of Theatre offers a state-of-the-art, performance-integrated structure that will help you pursue your professional and personal interests.

Core studies make up the first year, followed by the major of your choice in either drama or music theatre, which offer intensive technical training in performing arts areas such as singing, dancing and acting. 

The course provides specialist training in your chosen major and you will develop technical, creative and performance skills that enhance your career opportunities. You will be involved in a world-class theatre course that will inspire your creativity and passion. You will open the door to a range of careers in the entertainment industry as an actor, musical theatre performer or as part of the theatre production team. The degree also provides excellent pathways for careers in education, creative industries and arts administration.

REAL-WORLD OPPORTUNITIES
You will participate in a rigorous performance schedule in various university, community and professional settings while being supported by CQUniversity academic staff who are all active participants in the creative arts. You will benefit from a blend of practice-based tuition and theory that provides a solid foundation of skills and knowledge and practical experience. You will gain your confidence as a performer in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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Ever since I can remember I was on stage. I took all the chances to perform to an audience. The Bachelor of Theatre was just for me and CQUni's slogan inspired me: ‘Be what you want to be’. I wanted to be myself! This course has taught me that there are no wrong ideas.

Elizabet Szabados

Bachelor of Theatre (Music)

LIFE AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

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