2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Performance | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Performance



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:


Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 754800

Additional Information:

Course Finder


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.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Performance will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills and professional practices required of an actor or performer;
  2. Integrate and apply practical skills and theoretical knowledge to contemporary performance;
  3. Appraise and reflect critically on contemporary performance and its social, historical and political context;
  4. Apply techniques, strategies and processes of contemporary theatre-making;
  5. Communicate practical and conceptual ideas effectively and appropriately to a range of audiences and communities;
  6. Formulate, propose and produce new work.

 Course Structure

Students are required to complete 144 credit points as follows:

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
CACS101Contemporary Creative Practice6Autumn
CAPF101Performance Skills 1: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice6Autumn
CAPF111Stagecraft 16Autumn
CACS102Critical Frameworks in Creative Practice6Spring
CAPF102Performance Skills 2: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice6Spring
CAPF112Stagecraft 26Spring
Plus 12 credit points of electives
CAPF201Performance Skills 3: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice6Autumn
CAPF211Performance Production 16Autumn
CAPF215Scene-work 1: Engaging with Text6Autumn
CAPF231Contemporary Theatre and Text6Autumn
CAPF202Performance Skills 4: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice6Spring
CAPF212Performance Production 26Spring
CAPF216Scene-work 2: Form and Genre6Spring
CAPF232Contemporary Australian Theatre and its Context6Spring
CAPF301Performance Skills 5: Acting, Movement, Singing, Voice6Autumn
CAPF311Performance Production 36Autumn
CAPF315Scene-work 36Autumn
CAPF316Scene-work 46Spring
CAPF390Major Performance Production12Spring
CACS301Professional Practice6Spring
CAPF331Theory and Practice of Theatre in the 20th and 21st Century6Autumn
CAPF333Political Dramaturgy6Spring

Students must achieve a clear pass in the core 300 level subjects to be eligible to graduate with a Bachelor of Performance.

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

The Faculty may impose quotas on subjects to ensure optimal class sizes.

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: lha-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 7 February, 2017