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Bachelor of Performance (Dean's Scholar) | 2017
Testamur Title of Degree:
Bachelor of Performance (Dean's Scholar)
UOW Course Code:
Total Credit Points:
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Delivery Campus / UAC Code:
Wollongong / 754810
The Bachelor of Performance is an intensive, specialist course that develops students as self-reliant, highly-skilled performing artists through a strong, practice-based program. The Dean’s Scholar Program is designed for high achieving students to complete the Bachelor of Performance degree. Dean's Scholar students benefit from:
- A textbook/materials allowance;
- Access to an academic mentor;
- Access to postgraduate events, seminars and workshops, where appropriate;
- Extended internet quota;
- Extended library access;
- Opportunity for internships and/or self-directed study/special projects.
To qualify for the award of Dean’s Scholar, students must complete the course requirements specified for the Bachelor of Performance. Dean's Scholars must also maintain an average of 75% in each year of study to remain in the program. If the student's average falls below 75%, the student will be transferred into the Bachelor of Performance degree.
Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Performance (Dean's Scholar) will be able to:
- Demonstrate skills and professional practices required of an actor or performer;
- Integrate and apply practical skills and theoretical knowledge to contemporary performance;
- Appraise and reflect critically on contemporary performance and its social, historical and political context;
- Develop and apply techniques, strategies and processes of contemporary theatre-making;
- Communicate practical and conceptual ideas effectively and appropriately to a range of audiences and communities;
- Formulate, propose and produce new work;
- Independently plan and execute a research or professional based project that demonstrates a scholarly approach to creative practice;
- Evaluate social and ethical principles relevant to creative arts practice and its role in the wider community.
Students are required to complete 144 credit points as follows:
|Subject Code||Subject Name||Credit Points||Session(s)|
|CACS101||Contemporary Creative Practice||6||Autumn|
|CAPF101||Performance Skills 1: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice||6||Autumn|
|CACS102||Critical Frameworks in Creative Practice||6||Spring|
|CAPF102||Performance Skills 2: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice||6||Spring|
|LHA 102||Dean's Scholars Seminar||6||Autumn|
|Plus 6 credit points of electives|
|CAPF201||Performance Skills 3: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice||6||Autumn|
|CAPF211||Performance Production 1||6||Autumn|
|CAPF215||Scene-work 1: Engaging with Text||6||Autumn|
|CAPF231||Contemporary Theatre and Text||6||Autumn|
|CAPF202||Performance Skills 4: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice||6||Spring|
|CAPF212||Performance Production 2||6||Spring|
|CAPF216||Scene-work 2: Form and Genre||6||Spring|
|CAPF232||Contemporary Australian Theatre and its Context||6||Spring|
|CAPF301||Performance Skills 5: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice||6||Autumn|
|CAPF311||Performance Production 3||6||Autumn|
|CAPF390||Major Performance Production||12||Spring|
|CACS332||Dean's Scholars Contemporary Theory and Research Practice||6||Autumn|
|CAPF331||Theory and Practice of Theatre in the 20th and 21st Century||6||Autumn|
The course requirements for the Bachelor of Performance (Dean’s Scholar) degree are the same as the Bachelor of Performance:
- No more than 60 credit points at 100 level can be counted towards the Bachelor of Performance degree.
- Students must achieve a clear pass in the core 300 level subjects to be eligible to graduate with a Bachelor of Performance
Dean’s Scholar students have an additional criterion and must maintain an average of 75% in each year of study to remain in the program.
The Faculty may impose quotas on subjects to ensure optimal class sizes.