Acting and Drama

Have a keen interest in drama studies or looking for an acting course? CQU's Bachelor of Theatre has been designed with a performance-integrated structure that will enrich your learning experience and turn your creative talents into a career in the performing arts industry.

By studying the Bachelor of Theatre on campus at CQU's modern creative and performing arts facilities in Mackay, you'll learn from highly-acclaimed industry professionals and skilled teachers in a supportive and vibrant setting, preparing you for a successful career in the arts locally, nationally and internationally.

Why study at CQU

Top 2 in Australia

creative arts graduate employment rates

The Good Universities Guide 2024


Teaching quality

rated positively by 91% of creative arts students

ComparED 2022

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5 star rated

overall undergraduate student experience

The Good Universities Guide 2024

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    I love the atmosphere in every way! The staff on campus are so friendly and welcoming. They are always there if you need help. Whatever problem you’re having they’ll help you out.

    Elizabet Szabados

    Bachelor of Theatre (Music), Hungary.


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