• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Develop your creative, practical, critical and collaborative skills so that you may pursue an exciting career in the performing arts with this Drama degree at Flinders University. You will have access to excellent physical spaces in which to develop your talent, including the Drama Centre, teaching and workshop spaces.


Why study Drama at Flinders University

  • Receive highly personalised and specialised training in a small and dedicated community of actors and directors
  • Challenge yourself both artistically and intellectually and emerge with knowledge and drive
  • Gain vital industry contacts who will increase your professional opportunities and help you forge a career in entertainment
  • Study and perform in a range of excellent purpose-built facilities, including workshop spaces, a 425-seat theatre, and television, dance and voice training studios
  • Offers a unique professional directing stream
Your career

Flinders graduates include award-winning actors, animators, directors, cinematographers, editors, producers and writers. Your diverse range of skills and portfolio of creative achievements will make you attractive to a wide range of employers in the arts and communication industries internationally.

Potential occupations include:

  • actor
  • director
  • performance artist
  • performing and community arts manager
  • performing arts and events coordinator

Potential employers include:

  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • television stations
  • other media production companies

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Theatre: The Rise of the Director 
  • Reading Theatre: Theories and Performance  
  • Reading Theatre: Plays in Production
  •  Asian Dramatic Traditions  
  •  Performance Techniques 
  •  Production 

            English Language Requirements

            • Minimum required score:


              The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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            • Minimum required score:


              The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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            General Requirements

            Audition/interview or portfolio.

            CRICOS: 048585G

            Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

            • You are considered ineligible for admission
            • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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            Tuition Fee

            • International

              27600 AUD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 27600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
            • National

              6560 AUD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 6560 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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            Living costs for Adelaide

            • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
              Living Costs

            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


            Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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