Theatre and Performance, B.A. | University of Tasmania | Hobart, Australia
36 months
33599 AUD/year
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In the Theatre and Performance major from University of Tasmania you will develop skills through practice-led learning, to become creative, critical and resilient practitioners. 

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Key Features

At the same time you will explore the history and theory of theatre and performance, delving into the history of theatre, and the future of performance practice, enriching your capacity to create innovative work that responds to the twenty-first century world.

Through critical and reflective engagement you will learn how to manage creative projects, lead collaborative processes and develop communication and problem-solving skills. You will develop practical and technical skills for performance within wider artistic, social, political and environmental contexts while exploring the best of contemporary theatre practice. 

Through our Creative Curriculum units, you will have the opportunity to extend your skills through work-integrated learning placements in acclaimed Tasmanian festivals like Dark MOFO, Mona Foma, Ten Days on the Island, The Unconformity or Junction Arts Festival.

You will be studying at the Annexe in Launceston or at the Hedberg in Hobart which are dedicated working theatres and studios. Through the unique blend of practice-based and theoretical offerings in this Theatre and Performance major from University of Tasmania , you will learn how to pursue a sustainable practice, and gain highly transferable skills which are valuable in a range of career pathways within the creative industries and beyond.

While you may only have the opportunity to include one elective unit at Introductory or Intermediate level within the major, you will be able to complete additional units as Discipline Electives if you are completing the Bachelor of Arts, or as Electives if your course has an Elective component (such as in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Theatre Machine
  • Performance Skills 
  • Dramatic Interactions
  • Playing Text
  • Writing for Performance
  • Experimental Production 
  • Global Media and Cybertheatres
  • Scenography and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 001694A 

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

  • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
  • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33599 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 100797 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay.  

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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